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The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) Regulations 1991

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Storage of fuel oil on farms

5.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, no person shall have custody or control of fuel oil on a farm unless it is stored—

(a)in a fuel storage tank within a storage area in relation to which the requirements of Schedule 3 are satisfied;

(b)in drums within such a storage area;

(c)temporarily in a tanker used for transporting fuel oil on roads or about the farm;

(d)in a fuel storage tank which is an exempt structure by virtue of regulation 6 below; or

(e)in an underground fuel storage tank.

(2) Paragraph (1) above shall not apply if the total quantity of fuel stored on the farm does not exceed 1500 litres.

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