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Potable Water Regulations in fishery product activities (L.N. No. 68/2003).

Type of law

These Regulations concern standards of potable water to be observed in fishery product activities within the context of the Fishery Product Proclamation No. 105/1998 and the Fishery Product Regulation Legal Notice No. 40/1998. The objectives of these Regulations shall be: (a) to protect human health from adverse effects of any contamination of potable water intended for fishery product activities by ensuring wholesomeness and purity; (b) to exclude water used in the fishery product industry unless it can be established that the use of such water does not affect the wholesomeness of fishery products. Article 4 lists the types of water to which these Regulations do not apply. Article 5 defines quality standards. Part III sets out general requirements for use of potable water in fishery product activities such as water supply, intermediary storage of water, water circulation and re-circulation, heating of water, chlorination, etc. Part IV concerns monitoring and remedial actions. (18 regulations and Schedules concerning analysis of water, sampling and water standards)
Date of text
Entry into force notes
These Regulations enter into force on 30 April 2003.
Serial Imprint
Gazette of Eritrean Laws, vol. 12/2003, No. 4 of 30 April, 2003, pp. 56-73.
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