Introduction Traditional approaches to water rights Reasons for moving to a system of modern water rights The consultation and education process involved The legal and regulatory basis The initial assignment of rights Experience with procedures for registration of rights The sale and leasing of rights : procedures and implications Environmental allocations Dispute resolution mechanisms Safeguarding the interests of the disadvantage The impatcs of the rights based alloction system in terms of efficiency, equity, transparency and the environment Conclusion.
This publication offers a fresh look at the theory and practice of modern water rights, from a comparative law angle. It sheds light on a number of key features of such rights, and draws out and discusses the relevant problematic issues. It will be of inspiration and use in the process of reforming water laws in general, and the laws concerning water rights in particular.--Publisher's description.
"TC/M/A0864E/1/11.06/1200"--P.  of cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-116).