February 24, 2005
Ministerial Ordinance partially amending the Enforcement Regulation of the Hot Springs Law was promulgated on February 24 and it will be enforced on May 24, 2005.
The Minister of the Environment consulted the Central Environment Council on preferable indication by hot spring operators in November 2004. Based on the report submitted by the Council on February 10, 2005, the Ministry of the Environment supplemented new enforcement regulation in relation to the notification of constituents of hot spring.
In addition to the notification items on hot spring constituents stipulated in Paragraph 1, Article 14 of the Hot Springs Law, the following items which may give impacts to hot spring constituents are added as items to be notified.
|-||For adding water to hot spring for public bathing, that effect and its reason.|
|-||For heating hot spring for public bathing, that effect and its reason.|
|-||For circulating (and filtering in case it is adoped) hot spring for public bathing, that effect and its reason.|
|-||For adding any bath agent to or sterilizing hot spring for public bath, the name of bath agent and sterilizing method and reasons for them.|