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The instrument amends the Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Determination 2001.
Administered by: DEW
Registered 15 Jun 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR20-Jun-2005
Tabled Senate20-Jun-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

I, IAN GORDON CAMPBELL, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, make this Determination under section 21 of the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000.

Dated 13 May 2005

IAN CAMPBELL

 


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Amendment Determination 2005 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Determination 2001

                Schedule 1 amends the Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Determination 2001.

 


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Section 2A, before the definition of diesel

insert

ASTM International means the standards development organisation of that name.

[2]           Subsection 3 (2)

substitute

         (2)   The distillation temperature at which 95% of diesel has been recovered must:

                (a)    from 1 July 2005 — not be above 370°C; and

               (b)    from 1 January 2006 — not be above 360°C.

[3]           Section 4

substitute

4              Testing methods

         (1)   Compliance with the standard set out in section 3 for a substance or parameter is determined by application of the testing method for the substance or parameter in the following table:

 

Item

Substance or parameter

Testing method

1

Ash and suspended solids

ASTM D482

2

Sulfur

ASTM D5453

3

Cetane index

ASTM D4737 Procedure A

4

Density

ASTM D1298

5

Distillation temperature

ASTM D86

6

PAH (Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)

IP 391

7

Viscosity

ASTM D445

         (2)   For subsection (1), ASTM followed by an alphanumeric code means the testing method developed by ASTM International under that alphanumeric code.

[4]           Subsection 5 (2)

omit

the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

insert

the ASTM International