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National Water Supply and Sanitation Act 2016 (No. 52 of 2016).

Country/Territory
Papua New Guinea
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Being an Act - (a) to provide for co-ordinated water supply and sanitation services and for the planning, design, construction and management of water supply and sanitation systems in the country; and (b) to levy charges in respect of these services and systems, to make provision for the establishment of Water Papua New Guinea Limited as a company replacing the Waterboard; and (c) to repeal the National Water Supply and Sewerage Act 1986, and for related purposes.
Subject
Water
Keyword
Water supply Basic legislation Waterworks Sewerage Institution
Geographical area
ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, Melanesia, Oceania, Small Island Developing States, South Pacific
Abstract

This Act establishes the Water Papua New Guinea Limited, defines its duties and powers and provides with respect to its administration and operation. The Act also makes provision with respect to water supply and sanitation in general. The Company shall principally secure and provide an adequate supply of water in accordance with this Act. For so long as water supply and sewerage facilities and services in the National Capital District are provided by another entity under the National Capital District Water Supply and Sewerage Act 1996, the Company's functions does not extend to or be exercisable in the National Capital District.

Full text
English
Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

National Water Supply and Sewerage Act 1986.

Legislation | Papua New Guinea | 1986

Keyword: Water supply, Waterworks, Sewerage, Institution, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

National Water Supply and Sanitation (Amendment) Act 2020 (No. 18 of 2020).

Legislation | Papua New Guinea | 2020

Keyword: Water supply, Waterworks, Sewerage, Institution, Governance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX