Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2012/195.2
The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on water management to make water management law (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2002, nr. 20; 2003; 2004, nr. 2, 10. No; 2005, no. 5; 2007, 13 no, No 11, 2009; Latvian journal, 2010, 59, 166, no. 206; 46. in 2011, no.) the following amendments: 1. Put 1 article 14.1 points as follows: "141) floods, usually with water without flooding the land temporarily covered with water, including storm-related floods from the sea in coastal areas or pal or prolonged rain caused rapid water level rise;". 2. Make 12 article 7 paragraph by the following: "12") to comply with the water running (management) the rules laid down by the water service and conditions of use. The construction of the waterworks the owner or legal possessor is liable for your property or possession of existing waterworks operation control (management) of the conditions laid down in the rules and take measures to prevent flood threat. " 3. in article 7.1: Supplement to the second part of the article as follows: "(2) in developing the water running (management) rules, assess the possible risk of flooding water waterworks structures of the object for a particular requirement in the event of failure." believe the current text of the first part of the article. 4. Article 9 shall be expressed in the fourth subparagraph of paragraph 13 by the following: ' 13) make an initial flood risk assessment and on the basis of its findings, identifies areas in which exist or could arise in flood risk as well as prepare flood hazard maps and flood risk maps for these territories. The Centre will develop and regulations laid down in the report card, ensuring that the information supplied in accordance with the information contained in the river basin characteristics, assessment of the impact of human activity, economic analysis and management plans. " 5. in article 10: make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) If created an international river basin district, the Center provides the territory of Latvia in the river basin district management, Exchange information on the waters of the flood affected areas and measures to be taken, as well as cooperate with the competent national authorities, in order to ensure consistent and mutually agreed management plans and flood risk management plans as its components. If the international river basin district is development of a single facility or the flood risk management plan, the Centre shall develop these plans within the territory of Latvia in international river basin district and aligns them with the competent national authorities to ensure that the information contained in the plans, rating and cross-compliance measures. "; to complement the text of the third part with the following: "the protection of the environment and regional development Ministry will take measures to promote joint management plans and flood risk management plans as part of the development of the international river basin district. If the international river basin district is development of a single facility or the flood risk management plan, the Center will provide a mutually agreed management plans and flood risk management plans as part of the development of the territory of Latvia under the international river basin district. " 6. Add to article 19 of part two of the first sentence, the words "including in flood risk management plan as an integral part thereof". The Parliament adopted the law in 2012 on November 22. The President a. Smith in Riga 2012 December 12.
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