The Malta Resources Authority is inviting comments on a proposal for a legal notice intended to transpose Directive 2009/119/EC of 14 September 2009 imposing an obligation on Member States to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and/or petroleum products.   A summary of the Directive may be found here: http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/energy/external_dimension_enlargement/en0006_en.htm.

The transposition deadline is the 31st December 2012.

Comments on the proposed text are invited on the email address mra@mra.org.mt by the 19th October 2012. It is being proposed that the formal draft shall be submitted to Government for approval and publication in the Government Gazette after the end of this consultation.

The draft proposal may be found here: Draft Maintainance of minimum crude oil and petroleum products regulations 2012 20.09.12.