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Order No. 37 of the Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development validating the Regulation on classification of waterbodies as navigable waterways.

Country/Territory
Kazakhstan
Document type
Regulation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Surface water Navigation Classification/declassification
Geographical area
Aral Sea, Asia, Caspian Sea, Central Asia, CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), Europe and Central Asia, Landlocked Developing Nations, North Asia
Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force within 10 calendar days from the date of its official publication.
Abstract

This Order establishes that classification of waterbodies as navigable waterways shall be performed by designated authority for inclusion of waterbodies to the category of navigable and the inclusion of waterbodies into the category of navigable waterways. The analysis is conducted by an authorized body and includes: (a) expected traffic volumes, expected routes of freight flows and planned number of transport (passenger) fleet for organization of the transportation process; (b) schematic plan, hydrological characteristics and particulars of operation of a proposed waterbody for classification as navigable waterway; and (c) proposals to ensure the safety of navigation of the waterbody proposed to be classified as navigable and the need for finances for maintenance thereof in the short term (three years).

Full text
Russian
Website
adilet.zan.kz

References - Legislation

Implements

Water Code (No.481 of 2003).

Legislation | Kazakhstan | 2003 (2023)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Surface water, Groundwater, Policy/planning, Priorities, Freshwater resources management, Water charges, Sewerage, Industrial water use, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Transboundary effects, Waterworks, Water supply, Irrigation, Drainage/land reclamation, Water rights, Right to water, Offences/penalties, International relations/cooperation, Human rights, Climate change, Local government

Source: FAO, FAOLEX