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Water Related Policies/ Legislation

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The section is in process of compiling and formatting. We have identified following water related laws for our audience. We are continually adding more laws on this page so please keep visiting us for updates.

National Water Policy (Draft)

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Federal Water Laws

Freshwater

  • Canal and Drainage Act 1873
  • Indus River System Authority Ordinance 1992

Marine and Coastal Water

  • Territorial Water and Maritime Zones Act 1976

Energy/Hydel Power

  • Electricity Act 1910
  • Electricity Control Ordinance 1965
  • Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power Act 1997
  • Natural Gas Regulatory Authority Ordinance 1997

Sindh Water Laws

Freshwater

  • West Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority Act 1958
  • West Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Amendment) Ordinance
    1964
  • West Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Amendment) Act 1967
  • West Pakistan Land and Water and Power Development Board (Reclamation Fee)
    Rules 1965
  • West Pakistan Land and Water and Power Development Board (Authority for
    Payment from Board Fund) Rules 1966
  • Karachi Water Management Board Ordinance 1981
  • Sindh Canal and Drainage Act 1991 (may be no such law)
  • Canal and Drainage (Extension to Rohri Canal Area) Act 1991
  • Karachi Water and Sewerage Board Act 1996

Marine and Coastal Water

  • Coastal Development Authority Act 1994

Agriculture

  • Sindh Irrigation Act 1879
  • Sindh Irrigation (Amendment) Act 1976
  • Sindh Irrigation (Amendment) Ordinance 1984
  • Sindh Irrigation (Amendment) Ordinance 1999
  • Sindh Canal Water Flat Rate Rules 1972
  • Sindh Irrigation Water users Association Ordinance1982
  • Sindh Irrigation Water users Association (Amendment) Ordinance1984

Energy/Hydel Power

  • West Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority Act 1958
  • West Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Amendment) Act 1967