COMBUSTIBLE Decree No. 1.461/1983 Please refer to the Ministry of Public Works and Sevicios - Ministry of Energy - to establish which types of gaseous hydrocarbons or their derivatives may be used for the action of various means of land transportation, determined in which areas of the country and at what time the use of the aforementioned hydrocarbons will be permitted.
Bs. As. 15/6/83
VISTO Issue No. 10.923/83 of the Register of the Energy Secretariat recommending the replacement of traditional fuels from liquid hydrocarbons by others from gaseous hydrocarbons for the drive of various means of land transportation, and
That the proven reserves of gaseous hydrocarbons in the country are of such a volume that they make it advisable in these circumstances to make the most use, of whose forms it is used as a substitution of liquid hydrocarbons.
That the volumes of liquid hydrocarbons that are released will allow a possible export of them with the resulting foreign exchange benefits.
To that end, it is advisable to allow the release of use of these gaseous hydrocarbons in stages, for the action of various means of land transport.
That the stages to be fixed will be based on what the technical - economic studies are being advised, for each of the forms of use of the gaseous hydrocarbons or their derivatives and the region of the country in which their implementation is advised.
Given the characteristics of the use of gaseous hydrocarbons for the action of various means of land transportation, it is necessary to dictate safety standards for their use.
That rules should be issued establishing the operating and selling forms of these gaseous hydrocarbons or their derivatives.
That it should therefore be authorized on the basis of what is determined by the authority of application, and as an exception to Decree No. 66 of 10 January 1975 and Resolution No. 78 of 8 October 1975 of the Secretariat of State of Commerce which prohibit the use of liquefied petroleum gas, the use of gaseous hydrocarbons in their various forms for the operation of land transportation.
That because it is the rule that an exceptional way is issued, it is appropriate to ensure its proper ultilization and to appropriately sanction its non-compliance.
That the present finds a legal basis in Article 6 of Law No. 17.319.
THE PRESIDENT OF THE ARGENTINA NATION
RIGHT: Article 1 -
Please refer to the Ministry of Public Works and Services - Ministry of Energy - as an exception to Decree No. 66 of 10 January 1975 and Resolution No. 78 of 8 October 1975 of the Secretariat of State of Commerce:
(1) Establish which types of gaseous hydrocarbons or their derivatives may be used for the operation of various means of land transportation, determined in which areas of the country and at what time the use of the aforementioned hydrocarbons will be permitted.
(2) Dictate the safety standards that the technology to apply makes it advisable.
(3) Establish technical rules of operation and sale through means that are best suited to enable effective marketing. Art. 2o -
The Energy Secretariat shall act as the authority for the implementation of the present decree and the rules set out therein. Art. 3o -
Offences to the rules issued by the enforcement authority shall be punished in accordance with the provisions of Act No. 20,680. Art. 4o -
Contact, post, give to the National Directorate of the Official Register and archvese.