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Water Research Act, 1971

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To provide for the promotion of research in connection with water affairs; for that purpose to establish a Water Research Commission and a Water Research Fund; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.


Last update: September 2005

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Latest Developments:


The Water Research Act, 1971 (Act No. 34 of 1971), has been updated by new Water Research Levy 2021/22-Rates and Charges: Increase of 4.2%, as per Notice No. 874 of GG45175 dated 17 September 2021.


The Water Research Act, 1971 (Act No. 34 of 1971) has been amended for Water Research Levy 2019/20-Rates and Charges: Increase of 10%, Government Gazette 42747, Notice No. 1297, dated 4 October 2019.