A sustainable Murray-Darling Basin : the legal challenges
Fisher, Douglas E. (2011) A sustainable Murray-Darling Basin : the legal challenges. In Connell, Daniel & Grafton, Quentin (Eds.) Basin Futures : Water Reform in the Murray-Darling Basin. Australian National University E Press, Canberra, A.C.T, pp. 217-232.
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The range of legal instruments informing how the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB)is managed is extensive. Some provide guidance; a number indicate strategies and policies; some assume the form of protectable rights and enforceable duties.What has emerged is a complicated and sophisticated web of interacting normative arrangements. These include:
several international agreements including those concerning wetlands,biodiversity and climate change; the Constitution of the Commonwealth; the Water Act 2007 of the Commonwealth; the Murray-Darling Basin Agreement scheduled to the Act; State water entitlements stated in the Agreement; Commonwealth environmental water holdings under the Act; the Murray-Darling Basin Plan; water-resource plans under the Act or State or Territorial water legislation; State and Territorial water legislation; and water entitlements and water rights under State or Territorial water legislation.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Murray-Darling Basin, Water Act 2007, Commonwealth Environmental Water Holdings, water resource management, sustainable governance|
|ISBN:||9781921862243(pbk.) 9781921862250 (ebook)|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Environmental and Natural Resources Law (180111)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 ANU E Press|
|Deposited On:||30 Oct 2012 10:52|
|Last Modified:||31 Oct 2012 10:58|
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