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The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2005

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Amendments to the Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Scotland) Regulations 2001

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2.—(1) Schedule 1 (authorised fuels) to the Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Scotland) Regulations 2001(1) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 3(e), for “1.5 per cent” substitute “2 per cent”.

(3) After paragraph 11B, insert–

11C.  Duraflame Firelogs, manufactured by Paramelt B.V., Costerstraat 18, PO Box 86, 1700 AB Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands, which–

(a)comprise mineral-based petroleum wax (as to approximately 55 per cent of the total weight) and ground hardwood fibre (as to approximately 45 per cent of the total weight);

(b)were manufactured from those constituents by a process of heat treatment and extrusion;

(c)are firelogs approximately 320 millimetres in length, 90 millimetres high and 85 millimetres wide;

(d)have an average weight of 1.45 kilogrammes per firelog; and

(e)have a sulphur content not exceeding 0.1 per cent of the total weight..

(4) After paragraph 21, insert–

21A.  Multiheat briquettes, manufactured by Coal Products Limited at Immingham Briquetting Works, Immingham, North East Lincolnshire, which–

(a)comprise anthracite (as to approximately 60 to 80 per cent of the total weight), petroleum coke (as to approximately 10 to 30 per cent of the total weight) and a molasses and phosphoric acid binder (as to the remaining weight);

(b)were manufactured from those constituents by a process involving roll-pressing and heat treatment at about 300ºC;

(c)are unmarked pillow-shaped briquettes;

(d)have average weights per briquette of either 55 or 80 grammes; and

(e)have a sulphur content not exceeding 2 per cent of the total weight..

(5) In paragraph 23(e), for “1.5 per cent” substitute “2 per cent”.

(6) After paragraph 25, insert–

25A.  Stoveheat Premium briquettes, manufactured by Coal Products Limited at Immingham Briquetting Works, Immingham, North East Lincolnshire, which–

(a)comprise anthracite duff (as to approximately 65 to 85 per cent of the total weight), petroleum coke (as to approximately 20 per cent of the total weight) and a molasses and phosphoric acid binder (as to the remaining weight);

(b)were manufactured from those constituents by a process involving roll pressing and heat treatment at about 300°C;

(c)are unmarked ovoid-shaped briquettes;

(d)have an average weight of 40 grammes per briquette; and

(e)have a sulphur content not exceeding 2 per cent of the total weight..

(7) In paragraph 30(d), for “75 grammes” substitute “80 grammes”.

(8) After paragraph 31, insert–

32.  ZIP Cracklelog firelogs, ZIP Crackle-log firelogs and ZIP Crackling Log firelogs, manufactured by Allspan B.V., Macroweg 4, 5804 CL Venray, The Netherlands, which–

(a)comprise slack wax (as to approximately 55 per cent of the total weight), hardwood sawdust (as to approximately 42 per cent of the total weight) and crackle seeds (as to approximately 3.2 per cent of the total weight);

(b)were manufactured from those constituents by a process of heat treatment and extrusion;

(c)are firelogs approximately 235 millimetres in length and 80 millimetres in diameter, with grooves along the faces;

(d)have an average weight of 1.1 kilogrammes per firelog; and

(e)have a sulphur content not exceeding 0.1 per cent of the total weight.

33.  ZIP Firelogs, manufactured by Woodflame Moerdijk B.V., Apolloweg 4, Harbour No: M189A, 4782 SB Moerdijk, The Netherlands, which–

(a)comprise slack wax (as to approximately 55 to 60 per cent of the total weight) and hardwood sawdust (as to approximately 40 to 45 per cent of the total weight);

(b)were manufactured from those constituents by a process of heat treatment and extrusion;

(c)are firelogs approximately 255 millimetres in length and 75 millimetres in diameter, with grooves along one longitudinal face;

(d)have an average weight of 1.3 kilogrammes per firelog; and

(e)have a sulphur content not exceeding 0.1 per cent of the total weight..

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S.S.I. 2001/433 as amended by S.S.I. 2002/527.

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