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Bathing Water Regulations 2013 (No. 1675 of 2013).

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These Regulations implement, in England and Wales only, Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the management of bathing water quality and implement Commission Implementing Decision 2011/321/EU establishing, pursuant to Directive 2006/7, a symbol for information to the public on bathing water classification and any bathing prohibition or advice against bathing. The Regulations, among other things: define bathing waters as surface waters that are identified under regulation 3 and listed in Schedule 2; provide for specified criteria which must be applied to the identification of such surface waters and other matters which must be given consideration; that the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers must also publish, annually, before the start of the bathing season, a list of all bathing waters within their respective areas, and a list of all surface waters at which permanent advice against bathing has been issued.
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