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Natural Mineral Waters Regulations, 2004 (L.N. 343 of 2004).

Country/Territory
Malta
Document type
Regulation
Date
2004
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Supplement to the Government Gazette of Malta No. 17,613, 25 June 2004.
Subject
Food & nutrition, Water
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Mineral water Standards Packaging/labelling Internal trade International trade Potable water Water abstraction
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Abstract

Pursuant to the provisions contained in Directive 80/777/EEC and subsequent amendments, these Regulations make provision in matter of exploitation and marketing of natural mineral waters. The application scope encompasses waters extracted from the ground of a Member State of the European Community and recognized by the responsible authority of that Member State as natural mineral waters meeting the requirements of Section I of the First Schedule. The scope also includes waters extracted from the ground of a third country, imported into the European Community and recognized as natural mineral waters by the responsible authority of a Member State. Waters which are medicinal products, natural mineral waters used at source for curative purposes and natural mineral waters intended for export to third countries are excluded. Natural mineral water springs may be exploited and their waters bottled only in accordance with the Second Schedule. Regulation 8.1 specifies the authorized treatments.

Full text
English
Website
www.doi.gov.mt

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 80/777/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the exploitation and marketing of natural mineral waters.

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Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Mineral water, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX