Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (Amendment and Continuance) Act, 2011

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Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (Amendment and Continuance) Act, 2011
Act Year2011
Enforcement Date22 APRIL 2011
State Act or CentralState
Contributor NameYakchhandar Jain
ASSN 39742

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[Maharashtra Act No. XXI of 2011]

(First published, after having received the assent of the Governor in the "Maharashtra Government Gazette", on the 22nd April 2011).

An Act to amend the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority Act, 2005.

WHEREAS the Maharashtra Irrigation Act, 1976 regulates the supply of water for irrigation and non-irrigation purposes;

AND WHEREAS the State Legislature has, in the year 2005 enacted

two separate Acts, viz. the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Mah. Authority Act, 2005 and the Maharashtra Management of Irrigation Systems by Farmers Act, 2005;

AND WHEREAS the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority Act, 2005, and also the Maharashtra Irrigation Act. 1976, provide for the regulation of water resources and determination of tariff by the authorities thereunder;

AND WHEREAS the said Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority Act, 2005, does not repeal the Maharashtra Irrigation Act, 1976;

AND WHEREAS the Government of Maharashtra has, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority Act, 2005, established, with effect from the 8th June 2005, the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority;

AND WHEREAS it was expedient to clarify the roles of the State Government and the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority, in relation to the allocation of water;

AND WHEREAS the Governor of Maharashtra promulgated the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 2010, on the 17th September 2010 (hereinafter referred to as "the said Ordinance");

AND WHEREAS upon the re-assembly of the State Legislature on the 1st

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