HC Deb 20 December 1999 vol 341 c433W
Mr. Gibb

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his Department's policy is in respect of passenger service vehicle operators who, having legally filled their vehicles with red diesel in Norway, have traces of red dye discovered in their fuel tanks by HM Customs and Excise in the United Kingdom. [103015]

Mr. Timms

The presence of any fiscal marker as listed in The Hydrocarbon Oil (Designated Markers) Regulations 1996 in the fuel tank of a road vehicle in the UK constitutes an offence under section 24A of the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979.