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Regulations on Petroleum Products Specifications and Standards Published

September 2, 2021

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy

Regulations Regarding Petroleum Products Specifications and Standards for Implementation have been drawn up.

The mineral resources and energy department published the Regulations in Government Gazette 45068 in terms of the Petroleum Products Act.

The Regulations of 2006 are repealed.

The Regulations set out specifications and standards for petroleum products that may be sold for consumption in South Africa.

The Regulations focus on permitted petrol grades; sale of petrol; permitted diesel grades; prohibition of certain activities; inspection and testing of petroleum products; labelling specification for petroleum products and records.

The Regulations will come into effect on 1 September 2023.