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An Act to set new environmental policy standards by giving water and soil associations new rural management duties. Moreover, associations can promote cooperation between water management and agriculture while further developing the protection of water, soil and nature. Finally, the associations can be assigned tasks within the framework of set-aside land. The Act grants the associations a far-reaching right to self-administration as, for instance, the power to issue by-laws; furthermore, association may be established also by a decision of its members and not only ex-officio. The Act consists of 82 articles divided into 9 Parts.

Implemented by: Water Association Implementation Law. (2001-11-22)
Implemented by: Sachsen-Anhalt Water Associations Implementation Law. (2007-03-20)
Implemented by: Law implementing the Water Associations Act. (2007-04-25)
Implemented by: Hamburg Water Association Act Implementation Law. (2013-12-17)
Implemented by: Water Association Law. (1937-02-10)
Implemented by: Hessen Law implementing the Water Association Act. (2009-06-18)
Implemented by: Water Management Associations Law. (2008-12-17)
Implemented by: Schleswig-Holstein Water Association Law. (2009-02-11)
Amended by: First Act amending the Water Association Act. (2002-05-15)

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