Qingdao City Water Resources Fee Collection Management

Original Language Title: 青岛市水资源费征收使用管理办法

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(October 25, 2005 the people's Government of Qingdao 21st Executive meeting released November 4, 2005 the people's Government of Qingdao, the 185th since as of January 1, 2006) first to strengthen water resources management, paid use of water resources, promote rational development and utilization of water resources, conservation and protection, in accordance with the relevant provisions of laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.
    Article directly from the River in the administrative area of the city (including reservoirs, embankments, etc) or underground water unit and individual shall pay a fee for water resources in accordance with these measures.
    Agricultural irrigation water not levy of water resource fees.
    The following draw water directly, without levying water fee: (a) family life-water (ii) sporadic feeding, captive animal drinking small amounts of water, (iii) the rural collective economic organizations and their members to use the time collective economic organizations (Dam), the water in the reservoir.
    Article city and district (municipal) water administrative department responsible for the administration of water resources fee collection, use, and manage.
    City and district (municipal) development and reform, fiscal, price, audit departments shall, in accordance with the Division of responsibilities, do a water resources fee collection, use, and management oversight.
    Fourth article water resources fee in accordance with issued take water license of range, according to following standard levy: from River (containing reservoir, and dam,) take water of, each cubic metres 0.35 Yuan; from underground (containing well, and river undercurrent,) take water of, according to following standard levy: (a) General regional of groundwater, each cubic metres 0.80 Yuan; (ii) has do planning of seawater invasion district and groundwater Super mining district of groundwater, according to General regional groundwater levy standard of twice times levy. Water resources fee collection standards to adjust.
    By the Municipal Department of water administration, a proposal by city, price, Finance Department, implemented after being approved by the higher prices, the financial sector.
    Fifth water units and individuals shall device inspection of water measurement apparatus and measurement facilities and pay the water resource fee according to the actual number of measurement.
    Sixth water units and individuals shall have one of the following, in accordance with the designed maximum water capacity or rated flow water devices all run when calculating pay water fees: (I) is not in accordance with the required amount of water measurement apparatus and measurement facilities, (ii) failure to timely replacement or repair of damaged water measurement apparatus and measurement facilities.
    Article seventh is imposed by the water conservancy Administrative Department of water resource fees, must hold a premium license issued by the Department in charge of price, and use the finance charge bills produced by the Department. Article eighth water units and individuals shall in each month of water last month reported water to water conservancy administrative departments report.
    After examination and verification, the Department of water administration and water should be served a notice of water resource fee payments to units and individuals.
    Water units and individuals shall be in accordance with the notice provisions of duration and amount to the designated banks pay a fee for water resources.
    Nineth graded into water resources management.
    Municipal water conservancy administrative departments terms of SHINAN district, shibei district, Sifang district, licang district and jihongtan reservoir and trans-regional (City) the surface water of the river and other water resources fee levy under the municipal finance.
    Municipal water conservancy administrative departments through SHINAN district, shibei district, Sifang district, licang district and jihongtan reservoir water source other than (no, the surface water of a river, spanned,) levy of water resource fees, in accordance with 40% of the tax return where the water district (municipal) budget.
    The district (municipal) investment in the construction of water conservancy administrative departments from the State to the South, and shibei district, Sifang district, licang district, and Huangdao district and the laoshan district, and water supply of large and medium water projects (including the dagu River, the boundary river water intake project) and the water well water resources fee levy, levied in accordance with 40% of the turned over to municipal finance.
    District (municipal) water resources fee levied on the outside from the preceding paragraph, in accordance with the 10% turned over to municipal finance tax, levied in accordance with 15% of the turned over to the province.
    Without the Government's consent, any body without changing the city and district (municipal) levels into percentage of water resource fees paid or returned.
    The district (municipal) budget should be turned over to the province's water resources fee paid municipal finance, the municipal finance payment.
    Municipal finance departments according to the data provided by the water conservancy administrative departments, handling the return of water resource fees paid and annual settlement.
    Article tenth water costs relate to the following expenditures: (a) integrated water resources investigation, survey and assessment, monitoring and planning, (ii) technology research and promotion of water conservation and water-saving project subsidies and (c) reducing water, groundwater recharge, water and construction of key water conservancy facilities; (iv) protection, water resource management, saving and incentives.
    11th water resource charges into the budget at the same level, the two lines of income and expenditure management, earmarks, has been carried forward, shall not be diverted. Water Conservancy administrative departments shall, in accordance with the provisions of annual water use plans, after approval by the financial departments, and reported to the people's Government at the same level.
    Government investment projects, shall be executed in accordance with the capital construction program. 12th of municipal and district (municipal) 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.
    To the district (municipal) should be collected and not imposing or fully charged, municipal water conservancy administrative departments can directly levy, administrative responsibility and their responsibilities shall be affixed.
    13th article water administrative supervision check personnel perform water resources fee levy supervision check duties Shi, right to take following measures: (a) requirements take water units and personal provides about file, and card as, and information; (ii) requirements take water units and personal on implementation this approach of about problem made description; (three) into take water units and personal of production places for survey; (four) ordered take water units and personal stop violations, perform statutory obligations.
    14th-water units and individuals refusing to pay, delays in payment or default of water resource fees, by the water conservancy Administrative Department in accordance with the People's Republic of China relevant provisions of the Water Act for punishment.
    Take water units and personal has following behavior one of of, by water administrative competent sector according to Shandong province water resources fee levy using management approach of about provides for punishment: (a) not according to provides device or refused to replaced has damaged of volume water measurement facilities of; (ii) not truthfully provides and take water about of information of; (three) refused to, and hinder water administrative supervision check personnel check volume water measurement facilities of.
    15th interception, misappropriation, unauthorized acquisition of relevant departments of water resources fee or not surrendered, appropriated water resources fee in accordance with these measures, the higher administrative department in charge or relevant departments shall order correction within and directly responsible shall be given administrative sanctions shall be in charge and other direct liable persons constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
    16th water conservancy administrative departments and staff of the departments concerned in the process of water resources fee collection, use, and management, dereliction of duty, abuse of power, favoritism, or any other conduct does not perform its duties, the units or the relevant competent authorities shall be given administrative sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law. 17th these measures come into force on January 1, 2006.
                                                      May 7, 1993 issued by the people's Government of Qingdao, Qingdao City water resources fee collection regulation repealed simultaneously.