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Table 1 Applicability (A) of legal standards affecting Chile’s inland wetlands depending on what it protects or preserves, hierarchy (J) and protection value (PV) of each legal rule, as well as it total value protection

From: Legal protection assessment of different inland wetlands in Chile

Legal standard What protects/preserves? A J PV
Act N°19,300 Environment 3 3 6
DS N° 531 Washington Convention Flora and fauna in protected area systems 1 1 2
DS N°141 CITES Components (flora and fauna) 1 1 2
DL N° 3,485 Ramsar Convention Systems (wetland) 3 2 5
DS N° 868 Migration of species Component (fauna) 1 1 2
Decree N° 1,963 Convention in biodiversity Biological diversity 3 1 4
Act N° 11,402 Barrier works and standardization of bank and channel Reforestation river basin (headwaters) 2 3 5
Act N° 17,288 National Monuments Sites (Research interests) 1 3 4
Act N° 18,892 Fishery and Agricultural Standards Components (fauna, such as hydro-biological resources (fisheries and aquaculture)) 2 3 5
Act N° 18,902 Sanitary health superintendency creation; liquid industrial residues control Component (water quality for human purposes) 1 3 4
Act N° 19,473 Hunting Law Components (fauna) 1 3 4
DFL N° 208 Provisions for development of fishing activities Components (water quality, fish, and seafood) 1 2 3
DFL N° 701 About forest development Components (soil for quality purposes/water quantity for irrigation and drinking) 1 2 3
Act N° 20.283 Native Forest Recovery and Forestry Development rule Components (native forest associated to springs, natural bodies, and water courses) 3 3 6
Act N° 20,256 Recreational fishing standards Ecosystem 3 3 6
Act N° 20,411 Prevents constitution of water rights Components (aquifer) 1 3 4
DFL N° 725 Sanitary Health Legal Standards Art. 73 Components (quality/water quantity and human health) 1 2 3
DFL N° 1,122 Water Legal Standards Components (water supply quantity for human use) 2 2 4
DS N° 1 Regulations for water pollution control Components (water supply quantity for human use) 1 1 2
DS N° 5 Hunting law approval Components (fauna) 1 1 2
DS N° 29 Approval of classification standards according to wild species conservation conditions Components (wild species) 1 1 2
DS N° 30 Law 19,300 Systems (wetland) 3 1 4
DS N° 46 Groundwater emission standards Components (water supply quantity for human use) 1 1 2
DS N° 33 Classification process of species according to conservation condition Components (wild species) 1 1 2
DS N° 41 Classification process of species according to conservation condition Components (wild species) 1 1 2
DS N° 42 Classification process of species according to conservation condition Components (wild species) 1 1 2
DS N° 51 Classification process of species according to conservation condition Components (ichthyofauna species) 1 1 2
DS N° 82 Soil, water, and wetlands legal standards Act N° 20,283 Systems (bodies and natural waterflows) 3 1 4
DS N° 90 Standards for liquid residues discharge into surface freshwater Components (water quality in four types of use) 1 1 2
DS N° 95 Environmental Quality Standards Law Components (water quality for human and environmental health) 2 1 3
DS N° 93 (2009) Native Forest Recovery Law Components (native forest with soil, water, and wetland protection areas) 3 1 4
DS N° 193 Law Decree 701 General rules Components (soil, courses and water bodies, flora and fauna) 1 1 2
DS N° 210 Reforestation and recreational fishing standards Components (ichthyofauna) 1 1 2
DS N° 236 Standards for disposals not discharged to sewage network Components (water quality for human consumption) 1 1 2
DS N° 238 Park and marine reserves standards (including inland waters) Systems (wetland) 3 1 4
DS N° 320 Aquaculture environmental standards Systems (river and lake) 2 1 3
DS N° 430 Reviewed document for fisheries and aquaculture Law Systems (river and lake) 2 1 3
DS N° 594 Health and work place environmental condition standards Components (groundwaters and surface waters) 1 1 2
DS N° 351 Industrial liquid residues discharge depuration and neutralization standards Components (groundwaters and surface waters) 1 1 2
DS N° 609 Standards for industrial liquid residues to sewerage Components (surface water quality) 1 1 2
DS N° 4,363 Forest law approval Components (native plants associated to wellsprings) 2 1 3
DS N° 2,374 Standards for forest exploitation in forest watersheds and dams Components (forests in watersheds) 1 1 2
Decree N° 878 Prohibition to extractive native fish in inland waters Components (ichthyofauna) 1 1 2
NCh N° 1,333/87 Chilean standard for water quality Components (water quality for aquatic life) 2 1 3
Secondary standards for environmental quality Components (water quality for aquatic life) 3 1 4
Resolution N° 425 Groundwater exploration and exploitation standards Components (water quality for aquatic life) 2 1 3
Resolution N° 197 Loa River reduction to new exploitation feeding Components (water) 2 1 3
Total protection value     144
  1. DS Supreme Decree, DL Law Decree, DFL Decree with Force of Law, NCh Chilean Standard, CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.