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This Determination amends the Fuel Standard (Diesel) Determination 2001 to clarify that the Fuel Standard (Diesel) Determination 2001 refers only to automotive diesel and to insert operability fuel parameters.
Administered by: DEW
Registered 31 Aug 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Nov-2002
Tabled Senate11-Nov-2002
Gazetted 24 Oct 2002
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

I, DAVID ALISTAIR KEMP, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, make this Determination under section 21 of the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000.

Dated 15 October 2002

DAVID KEMP

Minister for the Environment and Heritage

 


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Fuel Standard (Diesel) Amendment Determination 2002 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 16 October 2002.

3              Amendment of Fuel Standard (Diesel) Determination 2001

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


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

Do not delete: Schedule Part Placeholder

[1]           Section 1

substitute

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Determination 2001.

[2]           After section 2

insert

2A           Definition

                In this Determination:

diesel means automotive diesel.

[3]           After section 4

insert

5              Operability standards for diesel

         (1)   To allow the more effective operation of engines, diesel of a kind mentioned in an item of the following table must, in relation to the parameter mentioned in that item, comply with the specification for that parameter mentioned in that item.

         (2)   For subsection (1), a parameter of diesel of a kind mentioned in an item of the table complies with the specification for that item only if that is the result after the diesel has been tested, in relation to that parameter, using the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) or Institute of Petroleum (IP) method of testing mentioned in that item.

Item

Kind of diesel

Parameter

Specification

Referee test method

1

All diesel

Carbon residue (10% distillation residue)

0.2 mass % maximum

ASTM D4530

2

All diesel

Water and sediment

0.05 vol % maximum

ASTM D2709

3

All diesel held by a terminal or refinery for sale or distribution

Conductivity at ambient temperature

50 per pS/m minimum at ambient temperature

ASTM D2624

 

4

All diesel

Oxidation stability

25 mg/l maximum

ASTM D2274

5

All diesel

Colour

2 maximum

ASTM D1500

6

All diesel

Copper corrosion (3 hours at 50°C)

Class 1 maximum

ASTM D130

7

All diesel

Flash point

61.5°C minimum

ASTM D93

8

All diesel

Filter blocking tendency

2.0 maximum

IP 387

9

All diesel containing less than 500 ppm sulfur

Lubricity

0.460 mm maximum

IP 450