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Table 2 Protection value and number of legal standards to different types of inland wetlands in Chile

From: Legal protection assessment of different inland wetlands in Chile

Legal standards/protection value VP potencial wetlands Rivers Brackish Andean lakes Lagoons High-altitude Andean peatlands Freshwater swamp forests Permanent freshwater marshes and swamps
Act N° 19,300 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
DS N° 531 Washington Convention 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DS N° 141 CITES 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DL N° 3,485 Ramsar Convention 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
DS N° 868 Migratory species (Bonn Convention) 2 2 2 2 2 0 2
Decree N° 1,963 Convention on Biodiversity 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Act N° 11,402 Barriers and river banks and streams 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
Act N° 17,288 National Monuments 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Act N° 18,892 Aquaculture and Fishing Law 5 5 0 5 0 0 0
Act N° 18,902 Sanitary health superintendency creation; industrial liquid residues control 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Act N° 19,473 Hunting Law 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
DFL N° 208 Provisions to fishing development 3 3 0 3 0 0 0
DFL N° 701 About forest development 3 3 0 3 0 3 3
Act N° 20,283 Native Forest and Forest Development Recovering Law 6 6 0 6 0 6 6
Act N° 20,256 Recreative fishing standards 6 6 0 6 0 0 0
Act N° 20,411 Prevent constitution water rights (Arica/Parinacota a O’Higgins) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
DFL N° 725 Sanitary Code Art. 73 3 3 0 3 0 0 0
DFL N° 1,122 Water Code 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
DS N° 1 Aquatic pollution control rules 2 2 2 2 0 0 0
DS N° 5 Hunting law standard approval 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DS N° 29 Approval of classification of species standards based on conservation conditions 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DS N° 30 Act 19,300 Standards 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
DS N° 46 Groundwater discharge standards 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DS N° 33 Classification process of species according to conservation condition 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
DS N° 41 Classification process of species according to conservation condition 2 2 0 2 2 2 2
DS N° 42 Classification process of species according to conservation condition 2 2 0 2 0 2 2
DS N° 51 Classification process of species according to conservation condition 2 2 2 2 2 0 2
DS N° 82 Act No. 20,283 Soil, water, and wetland regulations 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
DS N° 90 Standards to liquid residue discharge into surface fresh water 2 2 2 2 0 0 0
DS N° 93 (1995) Primary and secondary environmental quality standards 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
DS N° 93 (2009) Native Forest Recovery and Forestry Development rules 4 4 0 4 0 4 4
DS N° 193 DL N° 701 General rules 2 2 0 2 0 2 2
DS N° 210 Regulation of reforestation and planting for recreational fishing 2 2 0 2 0 0 0
DS N° 236 Regulation not discharged sewage disposal to sewer networks 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DS N° 238 Regulation for parks and marine reserves (including inland waters) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DS N° 320 Environmental aquaculture rules 2 2 0 2 0 0 0
DS N° 430 Consolidated, coordinated, and systematized document on fishery law 3 3 0 3 0 0 0
DS N° 594 Rules for health and environmental conditions in work places 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DS N° 351 Rules for neutralization and depuration of liquid industrial residues 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DS N° 609 Standard for sewerage industrial liquid residues discharge 2 2 0 2 2 2 2
DS N° 4,363 Approves final text forestry law 3 3 0 3 0 3 3
DS N° 2,374 Regulation to forest exploitation in forest watersheds and dams 2 2 0 2 0 2 2
Decree N° 878 Native fish extraction prohibition in inland waters 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
NCh N° 1,333/87 Chilean water quality standards 3 3 0 3 3 3 3
Secondary environmental quality standards 4 4 0 4 0 0 0
Resolution N° 425 Establish groundwater exploration and exploitation standards 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Resolution N° 197 Declares Loa River reduction and feeders for new farms 3 0 3 0 3 0 0
Total standards 47 46 27 44 28 32 34
Total legal protection value 144 141 80 134 83 98 102
  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.