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- Part 1—Preliminary
- Part 2—Requirements relating to fuels for low aromatic fuel areas and fuel control areas
- Part 3—Designating low aromatic fuel areas and fuel control areas
- Part 4—Exemptions from requirements of this Act
- Part 5—Miscellaneous
Content WindowLow Aromatic Fuel Bill 2012
This Act may be cited as the Low Aromatic Fuel Act 2012 .
This Act commences on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.
The object of this Act is to reduce potential harm to the health of people living in certain areas from sniffing fuel.
In this Act:
conduct means an act, an omission to perform an act or a state of affairs.
corporation means a corporation to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies.
emergency law means:
(a) the Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984 ; or
(b) a law prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.
engage in conduct means:
(a) do an act; or
(b) omit to perform an act.
fuel control area means an area designated by the Minister under section 15.
low aromatic fuel area means an area designated by the Minister under section 14.
petrol means a petroleum based fuel (whether or not containing ethanol) for spark-ignition internal combustion engines.
regular unleaded petrol means unleaded petrol that has a research octane number of less than 95, but does not include low aromatic fuel.
supply includes give, distribute, barter and exchange, whether or not for consideration, and whether or not the supply is a wholesale or retail supply.
(1) This Act binds the Crown in each of its capacities.
(2) This Act does not make the Crown liable to be prosecuted for an offence.
(3) The protection in subsection (2) does not apply to an authority of the Crown.
This Act is not intended to exclude the operation of any law of a
State or Territory, to the extent that that law is capable of
operating concurrently with this Act.