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SLI 2015 No. 227 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Fuel Quality Standards Regulations 2001 to provide the Minister with the ability to make fuel quality standards and fuel quality information standards for fuel blends.
Administered by: Environment
Registered 16 Dec 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2016
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2016
Date of repeal 18 Dec 2015
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Fuel Quality Standards Amendment (Fuel Blends) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 227, 2015

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 10 December 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Greg Hunt

Minister for the Environment

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Fuel Quality Standards Regulations 2001                                                             2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Fuel Quality Standards Amendment (Fuel Blends) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

17 December 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Fuel Quality Standards Regulations 2001

1  Subregulation 3(2) (after paragraph (a) of the definition of fuel)

Insert:

                    (aa)  a mixture of petrol and ethanol of which more than 50% is petrol;

2  Subregulation 3(2) (after paragraph (b) of the definition of fuel)

Insert:

                   (ba)  a mixture of automotive diesel and biodiesel (within the meaning of paragraph (g)) of which more than 50% is automotive diesel;

3  Subregulation 3(2) (after paragraph (g) of the definition of fuel)

Insert:

                    (ga)  a mixture of biodiesel (within the meaning of paragraph (g)) and automotive diesel of which more than 50% is biodiesel;

4  Subregulation 3(2) (after paragraph (h) of the definition of fuel)

Insert:

                   (ha)  a mixture of ethanol and petrol of which more than 50% is ethanol;

5  Subregulation 3(2) (paragraph (i) of the definition of fuel)

Omit “(h)”, substitute “(ha)”.

6  Subregulation 3(2) (subparagraph (j)(i) of the definition of fuel)

Omit “(h)”, substitute “(ha)”.