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Water Act, 1952.

Country/Territory
Kenya
Document type
Legislation
Date
1952 (1964)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act of Parliament to make better provision for the conservation, control, apportionment and use of the water resources of Kenya, and for purposes incidental thereto and connected therewith.
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Water charges Institution Authorization/permit Irrigation Water rights Inspection Non-governmental entity River basin institution Groundwater Well sinking/boreholes Public water Servitude Waterworks Water supply Water shortage/drought Court/tribunal Water abstraction Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Saltwater intrusion/siltation Priorities Contract/agreement Access-to-information
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa
Abstract

The Act consists of 83 sections divided into 17 Parts: Preliminary (I); Ownership and Control of Water (II); General Powers of Minister (III); Water Resources Authority (IV); Local Planning (V); Water Apportionment Board and Local Water Authorities (VI); State Schemes (VII); Water Permits (VIII); Abstraction of Groundwater and Permits Therefor (IX); Procedure on Issue of Permits (X); Dams (XI); Execution and maintenance of Works (XII); Variation and Cancellation of Permits (XIII); Easements (XIV

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Water (Water Apportionment Board) Rules.

Legislation | Kenya | 1959 (1972)

Keyword: Institution, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water (Water Resources Authority) Rules.

Legislation | Kenya | 1958 (1972)

Keyword: Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water (Catchment Board) Rules.

Legislation | Kenya | 1964 (1972)

Keyword: Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

City of Nairobi (Water Supply) By-laws 1974.

Legislation | Kenya | 1974

Keyword: Water supply, Institution, Water charges, Water shortage/drought, Equipment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water (Undertakers) Rules.

Legislation | Kenya | 1972

Keyword: Water supply, Water charges

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Meru Water and Sewerage Services Registered Trustees Regulations, 2002 (L.N. No. 58 of 2002).

Legislation | Kenya | 2002

Keyword: Institution, Water supply, Waterworks, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Water Act, 2002 (Cap. 372).

Legislation | Kenya | 2002 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Waterworks, Water supply, Policy/planning, Water charges, Institution, Authorization/permit, Irrigation, Drainage/land reclamation, Water conservation zone, Water rights, Basin/catchment/watershed, Inspection, Groundwater, Public water, Special fund, Water shortage/drought, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX