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Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

Abstract

First published in 2011, Water Law in India is the only book to offer a comprehensive survey of the legal instruments concerning water in India. It presents a variety of national and state-level instruments that make up the complex and diverse field of water law and policy. This book fills a critical gap in the study of water law, providing a rich reference point for the entire gamut of legal mechanisms available in India. This edition has been extensively revised to include new instruments on water regulation, such as the draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016, and the Model Groundwater (S ... More

Keywords: water, law, policy, India, environment, natural resources, sustainable development, equity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199472475
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199472475.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philippe Cullet, editor
Professor of International and Environmental Law, SOAS, University of London

Sujith Koonan, editor
Law researcher, Environmental Law Research Society, New Delhi

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1 Water Law and Policy in India

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

2 International Law and Policy Governing Water

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4 Regulation of Water

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5 Interstate River Basins, Water Transfers, and Dams

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6 Drinking Water Supply

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7 Environmental Dimensions

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8 Irrigation, Embankments, and Floods

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9 Protection and Regulation of Groundwater

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10 Institutional Framework and Management

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