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The download document 'Roadmap' provides an overview of the direction, support and growth of the Scheme.
Comments from all Stakeholders are welcome and should be directed to the Scheme Administrator on: ue.lebalretawnaeporue@ofni
All comments received will be taken into account.
Water Label Presentation
Competition Law Guidelines
Scheme Roadmap & Vision (Updated June 2017)
Scheme Roadmap & Vision (January 2017)
Scheme Roadmap & Vision 2017 Annexes
Member and Associate Logos (February 2017)
Annual Review (January 2016)
Scheme Roadmap & Vision 2016 Annexes A-C
Scheme Roadmap & Vision (Updated 2015)
Scheme Roadmap & Vision 2015 Annexes A-C
Scheme Roadmap & Vision (August 2014)