THE MINISTER OF HEALTH
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness

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No. 09/2005/QD-BYT
Hanoi March 11, 2005
 
DECISION
REGARDING ISSUING THE SECTOR STANDARDS: HYGIENE STANDARDS FOR CLEAN WATER
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH
 
Pursuant to the Law on Protection of People’s Health dated 07/11/1989;
Pursuant to Decree No. 49/2003/ND-CP dated 15/5/2003 of the Administration regulating functions, rights and duties and Public Health Ministry organizational structure;
 Pursuant to Decree No.104/2000/QD-TTg dated 25/8/2000 of the PM regarding approval of the National Strategy for RWSS up to the year 2020;
Following Government Order of Goods Quality dated 24/12/1999;
Based on suggestions made by the Department of Preventive Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control of the MOH,
DECIDES:
Article 1. Issued alongside with this Decision the sector standards: Hygiene standards for clean water.
Article 2. This Decision shall be effective in 15 days after being published on Official Gazette.
Article 3. Department of Preventive Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control of the MOH, shall have to organize and direct the implementation of this Decision
Article 4. The Head of the Admin Office, the Head of the Inspectors, Department of Preventive Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control and Units under the MOH, shall have to implement this Decision,
 

 

 
THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH
 
TRAN CHI LIEM
 
HYGIENE STANDARDS FOR CLEAN WATER
(Issued alongside with Decision No. 09/2005/QĐ-BYT dated 11/ 3/ 2005 of MOH)
I. DEFINITIONS OF WORDS

Clean water mentioned as per these standards is water used for the purposes of domestic individual and family consumption, but not as direct drinking and cooking water. If water is used for direct drinking and cooking purposes it has to be treated to meet required standards set forth under Decision 1329/QĐ - BYT dated 18/4/2002 of the MOH.

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