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SLI 2008 No. 203 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Fuel Quality Standards Regulations 2001.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Registered 08 Oct 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-Oct-2008
Tabled Senate13-Oct-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
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Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 203

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000.

Dated 3 October 2008



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 November 2008.

3              Amendment of Fuel Quality Standards Regulations 2001

                Schedule 1 amends the Fuel Quality Standards Regulations 2001.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)


[1]           Paragraph 3 (2) (f)


[2]           Regulation 5


5              Application fee

         (1)   For subsection 14 (2) of the Act, the fee for an application for an approval is the amount mentioned in the following table for the quantity of fuel to which the application relates.


Quantity of fuel

Fee ($)


£ 1

2 575


> 1, £ 25

25 000


> 25, £ 100

70 000


> 100

130 000

         (2)   However, subject to regulation 6, the Minister may waive or reduce the application fee for an applicant if the Minister thinks the fee would cause financial hardship to the applicant.

[3]           Paragraph 17 (2) (b)


               (b)    if the samples are of fuel that is in a liquid state at standard temperature and pressure — 1 of the containers must be given to the occupier or the other person.

[4]           Subregulation 17 (3)

omit everything before paragraph (a), insert

         (3)   If there is no person described in subregulation (2) present and the samples are of fuel that is in a liquid state at standard temperature and pressure, the inspector must:

[5]           After subregulation 17 (4)


         (5)   In this regulation, a reference to standard temperature and pressure is a reference to a temperature of 0 degrees Celsius and a pressure of 100 kilopascals.

[6]           Paragraph 24 (2) (b)


               (b)    be kept at the premises where the fuel is supplied; and

                (c)    be retained for 2 years.

[7]           Regulation 29


29            Annual statements

                For subsection 67 (4) of the Act, an annual statement must be provided to the Secretary by:

                (a)    delivering it by hand to the Department; or

               (b)    sending it, by pre‑paid post, to the Department’s postal address; or

                (c)    sending it electronically to the Department’s email address for fuel quality matters.


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