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This Act establishes the Irrigation Development Authority, defines functions and powers of the Authority and provides for its administration.

The Authority shall, among other things, formulate plans for the development of irrigation, develop the water resources of the country for irrigated farming, livestock improvement and fish culture and execute comprehensive programmes for the effective use of irrigated lands in cooperation with any other agencies.

The Board of the Authority may, with the approval of the President, make Regulations:

  1. for the control of reservoirs created for an irrigation project;
  2. fixing water rate and land improvement charges; and
  3. for carrying into full effect the objects and functions of the Authority.

Read Also >>> IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REGULATIONS, 1987 (LI. 1350)

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