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The Passenger Car Fuel Consumption (Amendment) Order 1996

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1.  In Article 3(1)—

(a)after the definition of “the applicant” there shall be inserted—

EEA State” means a State which is a contracting Party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area signed at Oporto on 2nd May 1992 as adjusted by the Protocol signed at Brussels on 17th March 1993(1);

(b)for the definition of “the ECE Regulation” there shall be substituted—

“the ECE Regulation” means ECE Regulation 84 (subject to corrigendum 1 dated 17th February 1992), which entered into force on 15th July 1990 as an annex to the Geneva Agreement;

(c)in the definition of “an ECE fuel consumption document”, for the words “the Appendix to Annex 9” there shall be substituted “Annex 2”;

(d)in the definition of “the ECE test procedure”, for the words “paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Annex 9 to” there shall be substituted “regulation 5 of, and Annexes 4 and 5 to,”;

(e)in the definition of “an EEC fuel consumption document”, after the words “the Fuel Consumption Directive” there shall be inserted “or in Annex II to the Amended Fuel Consumption Directive” and for the words “of a country” to the end of the definition there shall be substituted “of an EEA State”;

(f)for the definition of “the EEC test procedure” there shall be substituted—

“the EEC test procedure” means the procedure for the carrying out of tests specified i paragraphs 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Annex I to the Fuel Consumption Directive and “the new EEC test procedure” means the procedure for the carrying out of tests specified in paragraphs 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Annex I to the Amended Fuel Consumption Directive;;

(g)in the definition of “the Fuel Consumption Directive”, there shall be inserted at the end “and “the Amended Fuel Consumption Directive” means the Fuel Consumption Directive as amended by Commission Directive 93/116/EC of 17th December 1993(2) ”;

(h)the definition of “Member State” shall be omitted;

(i)after the definition of “the Geneva Agreement” there shall be inserted—

“official fuel economy certificate” means—

(a)a certificate in which the Secretary of State has, pursuant to Article 7(2), recorded the results of official tests; or

(b)a document which, by virtue of Article 7(1), is to be treated as an official fuel economy certificate,

and references (however expressed) to the results of tests recorded in an official fuel economy certificate include references to results recorded in a document which is to be treated as an official fuel economy certificate;.


Cm 2073 and 2183.


O.J. No. L329, 30.12.93, page 39.

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