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Is there still an economic right to water? An analysis of the intersection of rights and regulatory regimes

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This policy brief addresses how the meaning and scope of farmers’ economic rights to access and use water are changing through increasing emphasis on stewardship responsibilities. It outlines how regulation is increasingly seeking closer alignment of water use and stewardship by injecting public interest considerations into the legal interpretation of water rights. This has the potential to enhance the public accountability of private right holders. Market-based water resource management i...

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law - Socio-Legal Studies,Centre for
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society Publisher's website
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society policy briefs
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http://www.fljs.org/content/publications
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English
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uuid:a1560699-6b6b-4d2e-bf84-5f04e9c9d418
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ora:7279
Deposit date:
2013-09-10

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