This content is exclusively provided by FAO / FAOLEX

Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. No. 420 of 2007).

Type of law

These Regulations implement in relation to Northern Ireland Community legislation on the exploitation, quality and marketing of natural mineral waters and bottled drinking water.
The Regulations, among other things: (a) prescribe the conditions for recognition of natural mineral water; (b) set out the conditions which must be satisfied for springs to be exploited with a view to marketing water from them as natural mineral water; (c) prohibit exploitation of polluted springs until the cause of the pollution is eradicated; (d) prohibit treatment of natural mineral water other than specified ones; (e) prohibit the bottling of water that doesn t fulfil certain requirements; and (f) prescribe rules relative to marketing and labelling of water to which these Regulations apply.
Date of text
Source language


Legislation Amendment