Drainage Law

Original Language Title: Meliorācijas likums

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law of the land drainage chapter I General provisions article 1. The law is applied in the following terms: 1) land reclamation, ground improvement, which diminishes the adverse climatic conditions and ensure the sustainable use of natural resources;
2) drainage system-a specialized set of structures and devices for ground water regime;
3 national drainage system) — State-owned polder pumping station and the structures;
4) national drainage system — a system of drainage, which comply with the regulations set out the criteria and parameters and operation and maintenance of which is provided by the State;
5) drainage system — belonging to the municipal drainage system operation and maintenance is provided by the municipality;
6) shared drainage system, drainage system, which governs water treatment two or more lands or legal valdījumo in the ground;
7) one property drainage system, drainage system, which regulates the water regime in the same land ownership;
8 drainage system operation)-drainage system design objectives;
9) drainage system maintenance, drainage system monitoring and care work that supports its activities and conservation;
melioratīv hidrometrij-10) in the water, water and drainage system of water regime in the systematic observations and measurements, as well as in gauge items in the processing of the data obtained;
11) the item — fixed gauge equipped place where systematic surface ūdensobjekt and drainage system of water regime in the observations and measurements. 2. article. This law aims to promote the sustainable management of natural resources, ensuring the development of infrastructure, drainage system construction, operation, maintenance and management of rural and urban land. 3. article. The land owner or legal possessor has the right to carry out land reclamation, subject to the regulations on the construction of drainage systems, and the responsibility to operate and maintain the drainage system according to the requirements of the law. 4. article. (1) for the construction of structures and utilities (except simplified reconstruction and simplify the renovation), removal and reconstruction, as well as mineral extraction and forest regeneration in the drained land, operation cordon around the drainage structures and devices or where it may affect the operation of the system of drainage, required public corporations with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate" released technical regulations.
(2) technical rules for real estate owner or legal possessor or his authorized person submitted the national society with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate", in which the basic application, of the idea that adds a measure of space provided for the location plan scale 1:10 000 or a higher level of certainty.
(3) where a simplified reconstruction and renovation of a simplified drained land and around the drainage zone of operation structures and devices, the designer responsible for the national society with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate" under the scheme. 5. article. The structure and inženiertīkl of construction, reconstruction or renovation of drained land borders or outside, or operational safety zones around the drainage structures and devices must not impair the ground water treatment and drainage system. 6. article. The land owner or legal possessor shall jointly ensure the drainage system to share the design and construction regulations. 7. article. Drainage systems, depending on their exposure to ground-water regime are broken down as follows: 1) the draining system — a specialized set of land drainage structures;
2) irrigation system — a specialized set of structures and devices for irrigation of the land;
3) bilateral activities drainage system-draining system which can be used for irrigation of the land. 8. article. Drainage system according to the reclamation cadastre data, as well as depending on their operation and maintenance shall be divided into the following: 1) national reclamation system;
2) national drainage system;
3) municipal drainage system;
4) shared drainage system;
5) one property drainage system. 9. article. Procedure for the determination and recoverable losses, connected with the drainage system, destruction or deterioration of the restriction, use determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. Chapter II drainage system management article 10. Drainage system construction is controlled by local būvvald. 11. article. Drainage systems operation and maintenance by the State and local laws and regulations of the institution. 12. article. The land owner or legal possessor shall ensure access to drainage structures and devices in his possession or in the possession of the existing legal ground, officials and authorized persons who control and monitor the drainage system or perform work related to public drainage systems and national reclamation systems construction, operation and maintenance. 13. article. Melioratīv hidrometrij activities in the order determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. Chapter III reclamation cadastre in article 14. (1) reclamation cadastre in include information about any national, local authorities, natural or legal persons or legal possession of the existing drainage system, including data on drained ground drainage system arrangement the quantitative and qualitative condition, as well as the land owner or legal possessor.
(2) reclamation cadastre and uses real estate national cadastral registry data about land boundaries, land unit owner or legal possessor, as well as cadastral designation.
(3) contents of the cadastre of the Drainage, construction, maintenance and the procedure for the exchange of information is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. 15. article. Reclamation cadastre data maintains and updates the national society with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate". 16. article. (1) for the purpose of betterment of the cadastre: 1) public limited liability company "Ministry of agriculture real estate" take a first public drainage systems and national reclamation systems inventory;
2) land owner or legal possessor take first one property drainage system and drainage system of sharing inventory.
(2) the information collected during the Inventory of the land owner or legal possessor shall submit the national society with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate".
(3) the drainage system inventory contents and procedure, as well as reclamation cadastre data reporting and escalation procedures established by the Cabinet of Ministers. Article 17. State limited liability company "Ministry of agriculture real estate" issued by the land owner or legal possessor of land reclamation and drained the system records, land reclamation of property pass. 18. article. The land owner or legal possessor in the month after a change in drainage system shall notify the national society with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate" on a quantitative or a qualitative change in the drainage system of your property or the legal possession of the existing ground. Chapter IV the drainage system operation and maintenance, article 19. State reclamation system and national reclamation system maintains and operates a public company with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate". 20. article. Melioratīv of hidrometrisko of hidrometrij items, they shall maintain systematic observations, measurements and calculations shall be carried out and hidrometrij the data available to the public supports a public company with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate". 21. article. Drainage system of the State joint stock company "Latvian State forests", the national forest service and the environmental protection administration passed national in possession of woodland operate and maintain the public joint stock company "Latvian State forests", national forest service and the environmental protection administration, with the exception of article 19 of this law. 22. article. Municipal drainage systems operation and maintenance ensure the municipality. 23. article. Shared drainage system to operate and maintain the land owner or legal possessor. 24. article. One property drainage system to operate and maintain the land owner or legal possessor. 25. article. The Cabinet of Ministers issued drainage systems operation and maintenance rules, requiring that the land owner or legal possessor must comply with the drainage system, care and conservation. Chapter v article 26 financing the Betterment. (1) the Polder polder pumping station and its operation and maintenance of engineering structures accordingly finance:

1) areas and polders in the impact zone of the land owner or legal possessor;
2);
3) according to the binding rules.
(2) the order in which you perform calculations and payments for State-owned polder polder pumping station and its operation and maintenance of engineering structures, as well as the funding relationship between polder area and their impact in the area of the existing land owners or legal possessor and the country is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(3) of this article, the procedure laid down in the first subparagraph shall not apply to the Riga hydroelectric reservoir of inženieraizsardzīb operation and maintenance of the premises. 27. article. National drainage system construction, reconstruction and renovation, well operation and maintenance funds provided for this purpose from the State budget funds. 28. article. Municipal drainage system construction, operation and maintenance is funded by the municipality. 29. article. (1) shared drainage system construction, operation and maintenance is funded by the land owner or legal possessor under specific charges.
(2) shared drainage system construction, operation and maintenance costs are calculated, their distribution, as well as settlement procedures established by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(3) where a reclamation system of sharing does not ensure the drainage system and the waterworks structures būvnormatīvo the water regime and pose a threat, local emergency is entitled to provide a drainage system of sharing the construction, operation and maintenance funding to collect payment from the land owner or legal possessor. 30. article. One property drainage system construction, operation and maintenance is funded by the land owner or legal possessor. 31. article. Melioratīv the hidrometrij, drainage of practical scientific research and development, industry regulations (standard) preparation and reclamation cadastre sorting purpose funded from the national budget. Chapter VI Melioratīv technical documentation in article 32. (1) the content of the technical documentation of the Melioratīv agricultural land reclamation project documentation, the waterworks structures project drawings (original), ūdensnotek and polder project documentation, forest reclamation projects, drainage business buildings and premises project documentation, as well as various water management development documentation.
(2) the technical documentation of the Melioratīv archive stores the State limited liability company "Ministry of agriculture real estate". Transitional provisions 1. With the entry into force of this law shall lapse at the 2003 November 20 adopted a reclamation Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2004, no. 2). 2. Article 26 of this law, the first subparagraph shall enter into force on July 1, 2010. 3. State-owned polder polder pumping station and the building operation and maintenance expenses up to 30 June 2010 financed 100 percent of the country, from 1 July 2010 to 31 December — 50 percent of the country and the polder area and their impact in the zone owner or legal possessor — 50 percent. From 1 January 2011 the operating and maintenance funding relationship between polder area and their impact in the area of the existing land owners or legal possessor and the country down this law, article 26, second paragraph. 4. the Cabinet of Ministers until 30 June 2010 issued by this law, article 13 and article 16, third paragraph of those provisions. 5. the Cabinet of Ministers regulations for entry into force, but no longer than up to 30 June 2010, the following is applicable to the Cabinet of Ministers regulations, in so far as they are not inconsistent with this law: 1) the Cabinet of Ministers on 8 April 2004 the Regulation No. 272 "drainage systems operation and maintenance";
2) Cabinet on June 1, 2004 the Regulation No. 520 "procedure for the determination and recoverable losses associated with deterioration of the drainage system, destruction or restriction of their use";
3) the Cabinet of Ministers of 27 July 2004, the provisions of no. 629 "reclamation cadastre";
4) Cabinet on august 3, 2004 the regulations No. 662 "drainage system construction, operation and maintenance costs, distribution and billing order. 6. Cabinet until 31 March 2010. manages this law, article 26 referred to in the second subparagraph. 7. With the entry into force of this law, the rural support service transfer and public limited liability company "Ministry of agriculture" real estate cadastre of the drainage and adopted the hidrometrij melioratīv and the related movable and immovable assets while excluding the effects of the field support service balance and consequently the national society with limited liability "the Ministry of agriculture in real estate" in the balance sheet. The law shall enter into force on 25 January 2010.
The Parliament adopted the law in 2010 on January 14. President Valdis Zatlers in Riga V 2010 January 22.