This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, amends the Maritime Transport (Oil Pollution Levies) Order 2013 (the principal order).
This order replaces the principal order's definition of persistent oil. The replacement definition is the definition from the order that the principal order replaced, namely, the Oil Pollution Levies Order 1998 (the 1998 order).
The effect of the amendment is to provide a more comprehensive definition that is well understood and covers all the oil that is required to be levied under the principal order.
Date of notification in Gazette: 24 October 2013.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Transport.