Consultation outcome

Targeted consultation on a proposed civil penalties amendment to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations Order 2007

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Government response to civil penalties consultation

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Detail of outcome

This document sets out a summary of the responses received and the government’s comments on those responses.

Original consultation

Summary

The government is proposing to amend the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations Order (RTFO) 2007.

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Consultation description

Summary

The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) scheme requires suppliers of road transport fuel to ensure that a certain proportion of the fuel they supply comes from sustainable renewable sources. To ensure effective enforcement of the scheme the RTFO administrator has powers to issue civil penalties.

The government is proposing to amend the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations Order 2007 to put it beyond doubt that civil penalties issued under the scheme are enforceable as civil debts.

Documents

Targeted consultation on a proposed amendment to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations Order 2007 (as amended) - civil penalties

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Annex A consultation response form

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Published 25 July 2012
Last updated 21 November 2012 + show all updates
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