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Fuel Air Pollution Decree.

Type of law
Date of original text

This Decree applies to fuels used for road vehicles, agricultural tractors, forestry equipment, seagoing craft. The Decree defines: petrol; biofuels; life cycle greenhouse gas emissions; marine gas and marine diesel oil; gas oil for mobile machines. The Decree concerns: limits of metallic additives admitted in fuels; respect of environmental specifications; limitation on the sale of liquid fuels; Ministerial exemption in case of a sudden change in the supply of crude oil or oil products; labelling of liquid fuels, with indications of biofuels or hazardous additives; sulphur content of marine diesel oil, marine gas oil and marine fuel and related restrictions on selling and importing, in compliance with European Legislation.
Long title of text
Decree of 8 April 2011, containing requirements with regard to fuels for the implementation of Directive No. 2009/30/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC with regard to the specification of petrol, diesel fuel and gas oil and establishing a mechanism to monitor and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, amending Council Directive 1999/32/EC as regards the specification of fuels used by inland waterway vessels and repealing Directive 93/12/EEC.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
April 27th 2011.
Serial Imprint
State Gazette no. 192 of 2011.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Besluit van 8 april 2011, houdende eisen met betrekking tot brandstoffen ter implementatie van richtlijn nr. 2009/30/EG van het Europees Parlement en de Raad van 23 april 2009 tot wijziging van Richtlijn 98/70/EG met betrekking tot de specificatie van benzine, dieselbrandstof en gasolie en tot invoering van een mechanisme om de emissies van broeikasgassen te monitoren en te verminderen, tot wijziging van Richtlijn 1999/32/EG van de Raad met betrekking tot de specificatie van door binnenschepen gebruikte brandstoffen en tot intrekking van Richtlijn 93/12/EEG (Besluit brandstoffen luchtverontreiniging).