Petrol storage: a change in the law

By Hayley Saunders

The new Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 will come into force on 1 October 2014 and replace existing petrol storage legislation that will be withdrawn.

The regulations revoke eight pieces of legislation, one approved code of practice and an approved document, L93.

The regulations apply to: workplaces that store petrol and dispense it through manual or electrical pumping from a storage tank (retail and non-retail); and storage of petrol at non-workplace premises e.g. private homes, clubs and so on…

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