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Wetland Rehabilitation Manual: Legal Component

Written by  Friday, 23 February 2001 15:11
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The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF) in conjunction with Working for Water (WfW) has identified a need to rehabilitate degraded wetlands in South Africa.

This report, authored by Terry J Winstanley of Enact International, is divided into three broad sections.  The first of these considers those laws and policies which govern wetland rehabilitation in general terms. The second identifies human activities which degrade wetlands and identifies the laws which regulate those. The third section considers activities which may be undertaken in the course of rehabilitation and the laws which control those activities.

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