Fuel Quality Directive 2009/30/EC—snapshot
Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado
Fuel Quality Directive 2009/30/EC—snapshot

The following Environment guidance note Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Fuel Quality Directive 2009/30/EC—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • Purpose of the Fuel Quality Directive 2009/30/EC
  • Amendments to the Original Fuel Quality Directive
  • Amendments to Directive 1999/32/EC (relating to a reduction in the sulphur content of certain liquid fuels)
  • Annexes
  • Table 1 (amendments made by this Directive to pre-existing legislation and state of play in December 2015)
  • Implementation in England and Wales

Title Directive 2009/30/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 amending Directive 98/70/EC as regards the specification of petrol, diesel and gas-oil and introducing a mechanism to monitor and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and amending Council Directive 1999/32/EC as regards the specification of fuel used by inland waterway vessels and repealing Directive 93/12/EEC (Text with EEA relevance)
Latest consolidated version of Directive 98/70/EC (relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels): 05/10/2015
NB. Consolidation consists of the integration in a legal act of its successive amendments. It provides more transparency and easier access to EU law. Several legal texts published in different issues of the Official Journal of the EU (OJ) are combined in one easy-to-read document. Consolidated texts are intended for use as documentation tools and the EU institutions do not assume any liability for their content. These texts have no legal value. For legal purposes please refer to the texts published in the OJ.
Entry into Force 25/06/2009
Transposition Deadline 31/12/2010
Amendments None. This is an amending Directive.