The Motor Spirit and High Speed Diesel (Regulation of Supply, Distribution and Prevention of Malpractices) Second Amendment Order, 2019

Dec 12, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on December 10, 2019, publishes the Motor Spirit and High Speed Diesel (Regulation of Supply, Distribution and Prevention of Malpractices) Second Amendment Order, 2019 to further amend the Motor Spirit and High Speed Diesel (Regulation of Supply, Distribution and Prevention of Malpractices) Order, 2005.

A new Section 3A related to special provision for door-to-door delivery of high speed diesel has been inserted, namely:-

“(1) Notwithstanding anything contrary contained in this Order, any person duly authorised by an oil company may purchase high speed diesel from such oil company, in a mobile container or tank-truck with dispenser duly certified as per the provisions of Clause 3, only for the purpose of reselling of the same by way of door to door delivery to the consumers:

Provided that for securing compliance with the aforesaid provisions, the powers conferred under Clauses 7 and 8 of this Order shall be exercised only by an authorized officer of the Central Government or State Government.

(2) The person duly authorised by the oil company shall take delivery of high speed diesel from any supply location of the oil company on ex-supply location basis and he shall be solely responsible for the quality, quantity, safety and handling of the product from the point of delivery at supply location; and

(3) It shall also be the responsibility of the person duly authorised by the oil company to obtain all approvals or licences as required under this Order or any other order or regulation made by the Central Government or any State Government for operation of the said mobile container or tank-truck with dispenser."

This Order shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette that is on December 10, 2019.

[Order No. G.S.R. 903(E)]


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