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Energy Act 2004

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126Determinations of amounts of transport fuel

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(1)An RTF order may make provision about how amounts of transport fuel are to be counted or determined for the purposes of provision made by or under this Chapter.

(2)The provision that may be made by virtue of this section includes, in particular—

(a)provision for amounts of renewable transport fuel to count towards discharging a renewable transport fuel obligation for a period only if the fuel is of a specified description;

(b)provision for amounts of renewable transport fuel of a specified description to count towards discharging such an obligation only up to a specified amount;

(c)provision for such an obligation not to be treated as discharged unless a specified minimum amount of renewable transport fuel of a specified description has been counted towards its discharge;

(d)provision for only such proportion of any renewable transport fuel of a specified description as is attributable to a specified substance, source of energy, method, process or other matter to count towards discharging such an obligation;

(e)provision as to how that proportion is to be determined;

(f)provision for an amount of renewable transport fuel of a specified description to count towards discharging such an obligation only if, or to the extent that, specified conditions are satisfied in relation to its supply, the person by or to whom it was supplied or the place at or for delivery to which it was supplied;

(g)provision for evidence produced by a supplier in relation to any fuel not to count for the purposes of his renewable transport fuel obligation for a period if evidence in relation to the same fuel has previously been produced (whether by him or by another supplier);

(h)provision for evidence produced by a supplier in relation to any fuel not to count for those purposes if, after the supply to which the evidence relates, the fuel is supplied by any person at or for delivery to a place outside the United Kingdom or a specified part of the United Kingdom;

(i)provision about the measurement of amounts of different descriptions of transport fuel;

(j)provision for units of transport fuel of a specified description to count for more or less than the same units of transport fuel of other descriptions;

(k)provision about how measurements in different units of different descriptions of transport fuel are to be aggregated;

(l)provision for the application of presumptions where specified matters are shown.

(3)The provision that may be made by virtue of this section also includes, in particular, provision which—

(a)is made having regard to one or more of the effects mentioned in subsection (4) (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere); or

(b)requires regard to be had to one or more such effects.

(4)Those effects are the effects of the production, supply or use of fuel of a particular description on—

(a)carbon emissions;

(b)agriculture;

(c)other economic activities;

(d)sustainable development; or

(e)the environment generally.

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