¿Necesitan derechos los ríos? Comparando estructuras legales para la regulación de los ríos en Nueva Zelanda, Australia y Chile (2017)
Alternative TitleDo rivers need rights? Comparing legal structures for river regulation in New Zealand, Australia and Chile
In this article we consider what giving rivers ‘legal personality’ might add to existing institutional options for environmental water regulation. We examine this question by studying the regulatory approach adopted for the Whanganui River in New Zealand, which is a ‘legal person’, alongside other river management entities in Chile (Water Monitoring Boards) and Australia (Victorian Environmental Water Holder), which do not grant legal personality to river.
CitationMacpherson EJ, O'Donnell E (2017). ¿Necesitan derechos los ríos? Comparando estructuras legales para la regulación de los ríos en Nueva Zelanda, Australia y Chile. Revista de Derecho Administrativo Economico. 25(25). 95-120.
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KeywordsLegal personality; environmental law; comparative water law; river regulation
ANZSRC Fields of Research48 - Law and legal studies::4802 - Environmental and resources law::480203 - Environmental law
48 - Law and legal studies::4803 - International and comparative law::480302 - Comparative law
41 - Environmental sciences::4104 - Environmental management::410404 - Environmental management
48 - Law and legal studies::4804 - Law in context::480410 - Legal theory, jurisprudence and legal interpretation
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