Hebei Province Water Resources Fee Collection Management

Original Language Title: 河北省水资源费征收使用管理办法

Read the untranslated law here: http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/article/fgkd/xfg/dfzfgz/201108/20110800346627.shtml

Hebei province water resources fee collection management (December 14, 2010 Hebei Province Government 76th times Executive Conference considered through December 25, 2010 Hebei Province Government makes [2010] 16th, announced since February 1, 2011 up purposes) first article for specification water resources fee of levy using management, promote water resources reasonable development, and using, and save and protection, according to People's Republic of China water, and State take water license and water resources fee levy Management Ordinance, legal, and regulations of provides, combined this province actual,

    These measures are formulated.

    Article in the collection, use, management of water resources within the administrative area of the province, must comply with these measures.

    Third water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level shall be responsible for the implementation of water resources fee collection.

    Finance, the people's Governments above the county level Department in charge of price and Department of water administration in accordance with their respective responsibilities, management and oversight of joint water resources use.

    Fourth the water works or facilities that directly from the River, WA, Lake, lakes, reservoirs or underground water resources intake units and individuals, with the exception of the following circumstances shall pay the water resource fee under these regulations:

    (A) the rural collective economic organizations and their members from the collective economic organization of the ponds and reservoirs for water;

    (B) the water supply network in urban and rural areas that are not covered, because of their family dispersed water;

    (C) the sporadic feeding, captive animal drinking a small amount of water;

    (Iv) to protect the mine and underground construction safety and production safety must be temporary emergency access (platoon) of water;

    (E) other circumstances as stipulated by laws and administrative regulations. Article fifth agricultural water withdrawal within the specified limits, non-payment of water charges.

    Water exceeding the limits of water for agricultural production, the portion of water from water units or individuals pay a fee for water resources.

    Water for agriculture production limit of standard and limitation of water resources fee collection measures by the provincial Department of water administration in conjunction with the finance, agriculture, price authorities to provide, submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval before implementation. Sixth water charges by the Department of water administration under the people's Governments above the county level by water licensing approval authority is responsible for collecting.

    Among them, by taking water catchment management authority for approval, by the provincial Department of water administration on behalf of water resources fee levy.

    Superior water conservancy administrative departments may authorize a subordinate is imposed by the water conservancy Administrative Department of water resource fees, is imposed by the Commission should be in writing. Article seventh water unit or individual shall, in accordance with national technical standards to install metering facilities, according to the actual quantity of water resources fee levy of water.

    Water for hydro-electric power (including pumped-storage generating water) and thermal power generation through-flow cooling water can be based on actual electricity levy of water resource fees.

    Water units or individuals shall truthfully provide the water conservancy administrative departments provide information relevant to the water.

    No metering facilities and measurement devices are unqualified, or is not operating properly, by the water conservancy administrative departments approved maximum water capacity water intake on a daily basis, levy water resource fees.

    Article eighth of water resources fee collection standards of the provincial Department in charge of price, in conjunction with finance and water administration departments, submitted to the provincial people's Government approval before implementation, and relevant departments under the State Council for the record. Nineth-water units or individuals of plans must be approved by the water conservancy Administrative Department for water.

    Ultra planned water intake, water conservancy administrative departments shall, in accordance with the following progressive increase water charges:

    (A) the 20% of the water intake more than planned excess levy by 1.5 times of water resources fee collection standards;

    (B) more than planned to take water from 20% to 40%, more than twice times the levy of water resources fee collection standards;

    (C) more than planned to take water over 40%, the portion according to the standards of water resources fee collection levied three times.

    Without the approval of the water conservancy Administrative Department for water, according to water resources fee collection standards four times times the recovery of water resources fee.

    Tenth approved access to groundwater in the groundwater overdraft area, according to water resources fee levy is imposed by the standard twice times, access to groundwater in the groundwater overdraft area, according to the standards of water resources fee collection levied three times. 11th water conservancy administrative departments shall, on a monthly basis to the water unit or individual to whom the Hebei water resources fee payment notice.

    Water unit or individual shall, from the date of receipt of the payment notice as stipulated in the notice to pay within the 7th water resource fee, may refuse to pay or delay payment or arrears of water resources fee.

    Contributions of less than 1000 Yuan a month on the water resource fee, levied according to season.

    The Hebei water resources fee payment notice styles formulated by the province water conservancy administrative departments.

    12th water resources charges shall obtain pricing departments at the same level of charges issued by license and the provincial financial department printed special notes.

    13th water water resource fees paid by units or individuals, enterprises can be factored into the cost of administrative institutions from the normal budget expenditures of funds. 14th the people's Governments above the county level shall finance, water conservancy administrative departments should strengthen the supervision and management of water resources fee collection, ensure that the levy of water resources fee in full.

    At lower levels is imposed by the water conservancy administrative departments shall not impose or fully charged, superior water conservancy administrative departments can be levied directly. 15th no unit or individual may unlawfully breaks water resources fee.

    Because of particular difficulty, do need to relief of water resource fees, water units or individuals responsible for the collection of water conservancy administrative departments to apply in writing, upon receipt of the application of water conservancy administrative departments of finance, pricing departments audit and by the provincial Department of water administration in conjunction with the province finances after comments, price authorities, submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval.

    16th district of the city and County water resources fee is imposed by the water conservancy administrative departments, according to provincial people's Government and its financial institutions and forms of payment solutions and payment.

    17th management of water resources should be fully incorporated into the budget, earmarks, may seize, intercept or misappropriate, sitting close to sit and hide.

    Water Administrative Department shall be requested by the financial departments at expenditure budget for the preparation of water resources fee and submit annual plans, Department budgets and manpower arrangements for the approval of the financial sector.

    Using of water resource fees related to fixed assets investment, should be included in the fixed assets investment plan arrangements.

    Water resources fees shall be levied on the 18th special for the following expenses:

    (A) water resources investigation and assessment, planning, allocation and related standards;

    (B) supervise the implementation of the water licensing and dispatching of water resources;

    (C) the rivers and lakes and reservoirs and water source protection and management;

    (D) the construction of management information system of water resource and water resource information collection and dissemination;

    (E) water conservation policies and regulations, standard system construction and scientific research, new technology and product development promotion;

    (F) demonstration project and application of water-saving pilot project grant and the loan;

    (VII) emergency disposal assistance on water resources;

    (H) advocacy and reward saving and protection of water resources;

    (IX) the rational utilization of water resources.

    Water resources fee annual balance carried forward to the next year.

    19th water administration under the people's Governments above the county level authorities, other relevant departments and their staff, have one of the following acts, by its superior administrative body or supervisory organs shall be ordered to correct serious cases, directly responsible in charge and other direct liable persons shall be given disciplinary actions constitute a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with law:

    (A) according to the provisions on the levy, solutions, allocating water resources fee;

    (B) is not required to use water resources fee;

    (C) seize, intercept or misappropriate, reap sit and hide water resources fee;

    (D) unauthorized approval of reduce, waive water resources fee;

    (E) other acts of dereliction of duty, abuse of authority or engages in.

    May seize, intercept or appropriate, collected and hidden water resources fees shall be recovered according to law.

    20th in violation of provisions of the first paragraph of this article 11th, by the water conservancy Administrative Department in accordance with the People's Republic of China relevant provisions of the Water Act will be punished; the circumstances are serious, shall be ordered to stop for water.

    21st article violates these rules, preventing water resources fee collection and management staff to perform their duties, by the public security organs in accordance with the People's Republic of China Law on administrative penalties for public security penalties constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law. 22nd article this way come into force February 1, 2011. July 27, 1988, Hebei province people's Government promulgated the town and area water resources charges regulations repealed simultaneously.