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This Determination amends the Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Determination 2001.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Registered 20 Feb 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Feb-2009
Tabled Senate10-Mar-2009
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Amendment Determination 2009 (No. 1)1

Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000

I, PETER ROBERT GARRETT, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, make this Determination under section 21 of the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000.

Dated 6 February 2009

PETER ROBERT GARRETT


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Amendment Determination 2009 (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

substitute

2A           Definitions

                In this Determination:

ASTM followed by an alphanumeric code means the testing method developed by ASTM International under that alphanumeric code.

ASTM International means the standards development organisation of that name.

biodiesel has the same meaning as in the Fuel Standard (Biodiesel) Determination 2003.

diesel means automotive diesel.

EN followed by a number means the testing method developed by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) under the code and number.

Energy Institute means the standards development organisation of that name.

European Committee for Standardization (CEN) means the standards development organisation of that name.

IP followed by a number means the testing method developed by the Energy Institute under the code and number.

[2]           Subsection 3 (1), table, item 3

substitute

3

Ash

0.01% (m/m)

1 January 2002

[3]           Subsection 3 (1), table, after item 4

insert

5

Biodiesel

5.0% volume by volume

1 March 2009

[4]           After subsection 3 (3)

insert

      (3A)   The derived cetane number of diesel containing biodiesel must be at least 51.

[5]           After subsection 3 (5)

insert

         (6)   The biodiesel component of diesel must meet the requirements of the fuel quality standard for biodiesel set out in the Fuel Standard (Biodiesel) Determination 2003.

[6]           Section 4 

substitute

4              Testing methods

                Compliance with the standard set out in section 3 for a substance or parameter is determined by application of the testing method, as existing on the commencement of the Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Amendment Determination 2009 (No. 1), for the substance or parameter in the following table.

Item

Substance or parameter

Testing method

1

Ash

ASTM D482

2

Sulfur

ASTM D5453

3

Cetane index

ASTM D4737 Procedure A

4

Derived cetane number of diesel that contains biodiesel

ASTM D6890

5

Density

ASTM D1298

6

Distillation temperature

ASTM D86

7

PAH (Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)

IP 391

8

Viscosity

ASTM D445

9

Biodiesel

EN 14078

[7]           Subsection 5 (2)

substitute

         (2)   For subsection (1), compliance with the specification for a parameter is determined by application of the testing method, as existing on the commencement of the Fuel Standard (Automotive Diesel) Amendment Determination 2009 (No. 1), for that parameter mentioned in that item of the table.

[8]           Subsection 5 (2), table, after item 2

insert

2A

All diesel containing biodiesel

Water

200 mg/kg maximum

ASTM D6304


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.