The analysis of the water legislation development in the European Union.


  • Kh. N. Meparishvili аспірант Інституту законодавства Верховної Ради України.
Keywords: EU Regulatory Policy, Water Management, EU Water Legislation Regulatory Policy, Public Administration.

Abstract

The article analyzes the development of European Union water legislation, which is based on the provisions of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), the Water Framework Directive (WFD, 2000/60/EC) and its daughter directives: Groundwater (GWD, 2006/118/EC) and Environmental Quality Standards Directives (EQSD, 2008/105/EC), also Flood Directives (FD, 2007/60/EC), and other directives relating to the protection of waters against pollution and deterioration, which is included in the EU legal system and regulatory policy in the field of water resources.

References

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2. Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy. URL: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/ALL/?uri=CELEX:32000L0060
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2018-12-26
How to Cite
Meparishvili, K. (2018). The analysis of the water legislation development in the European Union. Scientific Papers of the Legislation Institute of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, (6), 140-148. https://doi.org/10.32886/instzak.2018.06.16