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The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2011

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2011 No. 2937

Amendment of article 17 (issue of RTF certificates)

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15.  (1)  For article 17(1), substitute—

(1) Where each of the requirements in article 16(1) to (3) has been met, the Administrator must issue an RTF certificate to a transport fuel supplier for each whole litre of the renewable transport fuel, as defined in article 16(3A), which—

(a)is for use as fuel in road vehicles,

(b)meets the sustainability criteria,

(c)is owned by the supplier at the time when the requirement to pay the duty of excise with which the fuel is chargeable takes effect, and

(d)is supplied by the supplier at or for delivery to places in the United Kingdom during an obligation period.

(2) After article 17(1), insert—

(1A) For the purposes of paragraph (1) the volume of an amount of renewable transport fuel is deemed to be the notional volume of that fuel determined in accordance with article 5(4A).

(3) For article 17(3), substitute—

(3) For the purposes of section 127(2)(d) of the 2004 Act, “the other specified facts” are—

(a)that the supplier has notified the Administrator of each of the matters listed in section 127(2)(a) to (c); and

(b)the greenhouse gas emission saving attributable to the use of the fuel stated in the certificate, described by reference to one of the following categories—

(i)Less than 35%;

(ii)Equal to or more than 35%, but less than 50%;

(iii)Equal to or more than 50%, but less than 60%;

(iv)Equal to or more than 60%.

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