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Decree on the physical and chemical properties of liquid fuels.

Document type
Original source
Official Gazette No. 74/2011
Air & atmosphere, Energy
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Emissions Monitoring Environmental standards Standards Protection of environment Bioenergy Biofuel Renewable energy
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree entered into force on 1 October 2011.

The purpose of this Decree of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia is to protect human health and environmental quality by reducing emissions of sulfur dioxide and other pollutants resulting from the combustion of certain types of fuel. The present Decree lays down: (1) technical specifications for liquid fuels intended for engines with positive-ignition and compression-ignition to be used for vehicles and non-road mobile machinery, vessels for inland waterways when not at sea, agricultural and forestry tractors, recreational vessels when not at sea and any vessels in the territorial sea of the Republic of Slovenia; (2) sulfur content of fuels intended for vessels using the flag of the Republic of Slovenia related in the region of the emission control of sulfur oxides under the jurisdiction and control of another country; (3) sulfur content of fuels used at combustion plants. The Decree is composed of 28 articles divided into the following Sections: General provisions (Sec. 1); Physico-chemical properties of fuels (Sec. 2); Obligations of the supplier and distributor (Sec. 3); Issuing permission for exception (Sec. 4); Inspection (Sec. 5); Penalty provisions (Sec. 6); Transitional and final proivisions (Sec. 7).

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References - Legislation


Environmental Protection Act.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2004 (2020)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Pollution control, Framework law, Hazards, Ecosystem preservation, Offences/penalties, Registration, EIA, Early warning system, Access-to-information, Protection of habitats, Transboundary movement of waste, Waste prevention, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Waste management


Directive 98/70/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Council Directive 93/12/EEC

Legislation | European Union | 1998

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Monitoring, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment, Bioenergy, Biofuel, Renewable energy