Zhejiang Province Water Resources Fee Collection Management

Original Language Title: 浙江省水资源费征收管理办法

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(August 22, 2007 Zhejiang Province Government 102th times Executive Conference considered through August 22, 2007 Zhejiang Province Government makes No. 236, announced since October 1, 2007 up purposes) first article to strengthening and specification water resources fee of levy, and using and management, promote water resources of save, and reasonable using and protection, according to People's Republic of China water, and take water license and water resources fee levy Management Ordinance, and Zhejiang Province water resources management Ordinance, legal, and regulations of provides,
    Combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    Second administrative region of this province water resources fee collection, use, and management of, these procedures apply.
    Article water Administrative Department, financial Department and pricing departments in accordance with the Division of duties, is responsible for the collection, use, management of water resources fee and oversight.
    Article fourth directly from rivers, lakes, underground or water dammed-up water as well as the use of water power in the waters (including pumped storage power, the same below) entity or individual (hereinafter referred to as water), water resources fees shall be paid.
    Fifth article following take water not need paid water resources fee: (a) rural collective organization and members using this collective organization of time, and reservoir in the of water; (ii) family life and sporadic free-range, and captive animal drinking take with few surface water; (three) in urban and rural water tube network not cover of regional, for family life need take with groundwater; (four) legal, and regulations provides of other not need handle license of take water. Sixth use of water power in accordance with electricity levy of water resource fees.
    Other water intake of water in accordance with the actual quantity of water meter water resources fee levy.
    Article seventh water resources fee collection standards by price administrative departments of the province, in conjunction with provincial finance departments, the water conservancy administrative departments, submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval, and serve the country, price authorities, the financial sector and the water conservancy Administrative Department.
    Eighth development of water resources fee collection standards, should be guided by the following principles: (a) promoting the conservation, rational use and protection of water resources, (ii) and the water resource conditions and the level of economic and social development of the province adapted; (c) the integrated and rational development and utilization of surface and groundwater, preventing excessive exploitation of underground water, (iv) fully take into account differences in different industries, sectors and economic accounting.
    Nineth from rivers, lakes, underground or in water supply engineering in agricultural production, water within the water for agricultural production quotas, non-payment of water charges; water exceeding the limits of water for agricultural production, excess water intake are pay fees for water resources by the water.
    Water for agricultural production limits by the provincial Department of water administration in conjunction with the related sectors such as provincial departments of agriculture administration, submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval. Article tenth agricultural production and water resources fee collection standards should be based on rural economic development and promote the combination of agricultural water conservation requirements.
    Agricultural production and water resources fee collection standards should be lower than that of other water resources fee collection standards for water, crops, water resources fee collection standards should be lower than the cash crops of water resources fee collection standards.
    11th water intake of water must be in accordance with State regulations, water metering facilities and ensure the normal operation of metering facilities.
    Metering facilities is not installed or damaged, a measure of the failure of facilities not within the time stipulated in the replacement, repair, according to the water intake or facilities design for water capacity or water intake facility name plate capacity of continuous running water levied water charges.
    12th water by County (city, district, the same below) Water Conservancy administrative departments responsible for approval, the water resource fee levied by the water conservancy administrative departments are responsible for approval.
    Water intake by city divided into districts (the city, the same below) Water Conservancy administrative departments are responsible for the approval of its water resources fee levied by the municipal water administration authorities are responsible for, or Commission counties, where the water intakes is imposed by the water conservancy Administrative Department.
    13th water following water resources fee collected by the provincial water conservancy administrative departments are responsible for: (a) the year water withdrawal in more than 50 million cubic meters (not including public water company) water, (ii) in 100,000-kilowatt kilowatts of hydroelectric water; (c) the provincial levy determined directly by the provincial water conservancy administrative departments.
    Except as provided in the preceding paragraph, other provincial water conservancy administrative departments responsible for approval of water intake of water resource fees, commissioned by the provincial water conservancy administrative departments counties, where the water intakes is imposed by the water conservancy Administrative Department.
    Water basin management by the State body responsible for approval, its water resources fee collected by the provincial water conservancy administrative departments.
    The water intake is very complicated, the parties involved disputed regions, coordinated by the provincial water conservancy administrative departments or decision is imposed by the Department. 14th monthly or quarterly water resources fee levy.
    Year quantity of water or less scattered and dispersed water, levy can be six months or 1 year.
    15th article except city public business water enterprise outside, take water who over approved take water take water of part, its water resources fee according to excess progressive increases levy: (a) over approved take water discontent 20% of, on over part added received 1 time times of water resources fee; (ii) over approved take water 20% to 40% of, on over part added received twice times of water resources fee; (three) over approved take water 40% above of, on over part added received 3 times times of water resources fee.
    16th intake of water resource fees paid, enterprises can be factored into the cost of expenditures from the administrative outlay in administrative institutions.
    17th water intake should be from the date of receipt of the payment notice within 7th responsible to pay the water resource fee is imposed by the water conservancy Administrative Department. 18th article take water who for special difficult cannot regular paid water resources fee of, can since received water resources fee paid notification single of day up 7th within to issued paid notification single of water administrative competent sector application sustained paid; issued paid notification single of water administrative competent sector should since received sustained paid application of day up 5th within made written decided and notification applicants; expires not made decided of, considered agreed.
    Water resources fee payment period shall not exceed 90 days.
    19th article levy of water resources fee according to following provides solutions paid into: (a) County water administrative competent sector levy of water resources fee, 20% solutions paid provincial financial designed households, 20% solutions paid city level financial designed households; (ii) city water administrative competent sector levy of water resources fee, 20% solutions paid provincial financial designed households; (three) province water administrative competent sector levy of water resources fee, its province, and city, and County three level financial into proportion by province financial sector, and water administrative competent sector separately provides.
    Solutions in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph to pay the municipal and County water resource fee, it shall remit the provincial or city fiscal accounts. Article 20th water resources charges must be uniformly produced by the financial Department of the province of financial instruments.
    Bills receiving, handling and knot-verification in accordance with the public finance bill management provisions.
    21st financial departments at all levels shall, within the time limit set by the water resource fee paid into the State Treasury at the same level. Water resources fees shall be levied in full into the budget, the implementation of two lines of income and expenditure management.
    Fee revenue and expenditure plan of water resources by the water conservancy administrative departments included in the annual budget, implemented after approval by the financial departments.
    22nd article water resources fee main for following spending: (a) rivers source, and water to of protection, water pollution governance and water resources management; (ii) water resources protection planning of prepared and water function district management, water, and water monitoring and the network construction; (three) water resources evaluation, and scientific research and reasonable development; (four) save water planning, and fixed prepared, save water technology, and process of research and promotion,. 23rd no unit or individual may unlawfully breaks water resources fee.
    Except according to national provides should solutions paid central financial of outside, for special difficult on belonging place financial of water resources fee does needed relief of, take water who can to is responsible for levy of set district of city or County water administrative competent sector proposed written application, by received application of water administrative competent sector with sibling financial sector, and price competent sector audit, and by province water administrative competent sector with province financial sector, and price competent sector proposed views Hou, reported Province Government decided.
    Water resources fee remission for a period of 1 year, relief shall not exceed 3 years in a row.
    24th no unit or individual may intercept or appropriation or diversion of water resources fee.
    Superior water Administrative Department of the people's Governments, the financial sector, the price administrative departments should strengthen the lower water resources fee collection, use, management of supervision.
    Audit institutions should be strengthened on water resources fee collection, use, and management of audit and supervision.
    Any unit or individual water resources fee collection, use, and management of cases of illegal, right to complain; accept the administrative organ shall make a timely complaint process.
    25th article water administrative competent sector and other about sector and staff has following behavior one of of, by its superior administrative organ or administrative monitored organ on directly is responsible for of competent personnel and other directly responsibility personnel law give disposition; constitute crime of, law held criminal: (a) not according to provides levy water resources fee, or on not meet sustained paid conditions and approved sustained paid water resources fee of; (ii) violation provides, on not levy or temporarily not levy water resources fee of take water implementation levy of;
    (C) is not used in accordance with the provisions of water resource fees; (iv) violation without relief of water resource fees; (e) seizing, withholding or diversion of water resources fee and (vi) other acts of abuse of authority, dereliction of duty or engages in.
    The preceding paragraph (v) of embezzlement, interception and diversion of water resources fee, it shall be recovered.
    Article 26th water refuses to pay, delays in payment or default of water resource fees, in accordance with the People's Republic of China Water Act section 70th shall be punished.
                                                          27th article this way come into force October 1, 2007.