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Water Rights Act (C.C.S.M. c. W80).

Country/Territory
Canada
Territorial subdivision
Manitoba
Document type
Legislation
Date
1999 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Water rights Authorization/permit Waterworks
Geographical area
Americas, North America
Abstract

This Act is divided up into 27 sections as follows: 1 Definitions; 2 Property in water (water rights are vested in the Crown); 3 Prohibitions against use of water (general provision on the need of a licence to use water or to construct and operate waterworks and exceptions); 4 Removal of unauthorized works or water control works (if established in breach of section 3); 5 Issue of licences (authorizing the use or diversion of water for any purpose or the construction, establishment or maintenance

Full text
English
Website
www.gov.mb.ca

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Water Rights Regulation (Man. Reg. 126/87).

Legislation | Canada | 1987 (2003)

Keyword: Water rights, Authorization/permit, Waterworks, Royalties/fees, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX