PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP (OIL) REGULATIONS 2000

PART 1 - PRELIMINARY  

REGULATION 3   DEFINITIONS  

3(1)  
In these Regulations:

Act
means the Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000 .

base oil
means an oil that is free from contaminants or additives and to which other substances may be added for a particular application.

independent laboratory
means a laboratory that:


(a) is independent of the person making the claim for product stewardship (oil) benefit; and


(b) operates at arm ' s length from the person; and


(c) has appropriate facilities, resources and expertise to conduct the tests necessary for the purposes of Schedule 1 .

re-refined
- see subregulation (2).

3(2)  
For the purposes of these Regulations, a used oil has been re-refined if it has been restored to the condition of a base oil:


(a) by either:


(i) thin film evaporation; or

(ii) vacuum distillation;

followed by either:


(iii) solvent extraction; or

(iv) hydrofinishing; or


(b) by another process approved for this subregulation by the Minister as being:


(i) consistent with the objects of the Act; and

(ii) similar in purpose and effect to the processes mentioned in paragraph (a).



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