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Water Use and Licence Regulations, 2016 🇳🇬


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Water Resources Act, 1993

Water Use and Licence Regulations, 2016

  • Assented to on 27 January 2016
  • Commenced on 27 January 2016
  • [Up to date as at 2 February 2016]
In exercise of the Powers conferred on me by Section 19 of the Water Resources Act, Cap W2 Law of the Federation of Nigeria 2004,1, Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu,FNSE Minister of Water Resources, make the following Regulations—

Part 1 – OBJECTIVES AND RIGHT TO USE WATER

1. Objectives

The Objectives of these Regulations are to—(a)protect, conserve and control water resources for equitable and sustainable social and economic development and to maintain environmental integrity;(b)ensure allocation, supply and distribution of water resources for all uses to promote equitable, sustainable and sufficient best practices and conduct;(c)ensure that licensees or authorized developers and water service providers and users and infrastructure used for water services meet the technical, social and commercial obligations underthese Regulations in a manner…

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