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Law No.3 of 1982 to Organize the Utilization of Water Resources.

Country/Territory
Libya
Document type
Legislation
Date
1982
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Water rights Surface water Groundwater Sustainable use Authorization/permit Potable water Well sinking/boreholes Public water Industrial water use Irrigation Waste disposal
Geographical area
Africa, Northern Africa
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Law consisting of 16 articles aims at governing the issue of water usage for agricultural and drinking purposes, providing for both groundwater and surface water. It states in article 1 that water is a good shared between people and each person has to maintain the water without exceeding in using it. Article 5 grants Libyan citizens the right to use water resources so long as they do not damage those resources and provides for a permit from public water authorities for using the water for d

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