Factsheet: Rapeseed oil as biofuel

Rapeseed oil as biofuel

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Royal decree of 10 March 2006 regarding the use of rapeseed oil as biofuel
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Koninklijk besluit van 10 maart 2006 betreffende koolzaadolie gebruikt als motorbrandstof Arrêté royal du 10 mars 2006 en matière d'huile de colza utilisée comme carburant
Description: 
Biofuel from rapeseed oil produced by a natural or legal person who directly sells its production to the end consumer without intermediary can be exempted from excise duty. These limitations don't apply for public transport using pure rapeseed oil.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of biofuels in transport.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
FPS Finance - Customs and Excise Administration

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2006