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Federal Republic of Nigeria
Official Gazette
No. 47 Lagos - 17th May, 2011 Vol. 98
Government Notice No. 134
The following is published as Supplement to this Gazette:
S.l. No. Short Title Page
20 National Environmental (Control of Vehicular Emissions from
Petrol and Diesel Engines) Regulations, 2011 B 615-635
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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (CONTROl.. OF VEHICULAR
EMISSIONS FROM PETROL 4,ND DIESEL ENGINES)
...­ -
REGULATIONS; 2011
ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS
REGULATIONS:
PART I-CONTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM PETROL ENGINE
1. Purpose
2. Application of Part I.
3. Restriction on installation or replacement of engine unit.
4. Application of Regulation 3.
5. Tests to be conducted by assembler. manufacturer or importer.
6. Certification by manufacturer, assembler, or importer.
PART II-GASEOUS EMISSION CONTROL FROM PETROL ENGINE
7. Application ofPart II.
8. Level of Gaseous Emission from Petrol Engine.
9. Emission test for Petrol Engine in use.
10. Prohibition Order on Vehicle.
11. Vehicle under Prohibition Order.
12. Prohibition Order not to be removed.
13. Engine to be put off in enclosed area.
14. Log book to be kept.
15. Fleet Operator.
PART III--CONTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM DIESEL ENGINE
16. Application of Part III.
17. Restriction on installation or replacement of engine unit.
18. Application of Regulalion 17.
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19. Tests to be conducted by assembler, manufacturer or importer.
20. Ban on diesel engines having no approved emission reduction
technologyl . --"'oc,,"
...'
21. Certification by assembler, manufacturer or importer.
22. Maximum concentration of smoke.
23. Maximum density of smoke permitted.
24. Prohibition order 01) vehicle,
25. Vehicle under prohibition order.
26. Prphibition orci,er not to be removed.
27. Engine to be put off in enclosed area.
28. Log book to be kept.
29. Fleet Operator,
PART IV-OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
30. Offences and Penalties.
PART V-MISCELLANEOUS
31. Interpretation.
32. Citation,
SCHEDULES.
Schedule I-Emission Standard of Pollutants for Petrol Engine.
Schedule II-Emission Standard of Pollutants for New Models of
Petrol Engines on or after January, 2015.
Schedule III-Emission Standards for Petrol Engine in Use.
Schedule IV-Emission Test for Petrol Engine in Use.
Schedule V -Motor Vehicles Emission Test Certificate for Petrol Engine.
Schedule VI-Prohibition Order for Motor Vehicle Emission and
Smoke Test (Petrol and Diesel.
Schedule VII-Emission Standard of Pollutants for Diesel Engine; -.,:';" .. '
'M"./f'
' ..
Schedule VIII-Emission Standard of Pollutants for New Models of
Diesel Engines on or after 1st January, 2015.
Schedule IX-Free Acceleration Test.
Schedule X-Motor Vehicle Emission Test Certificate for Smoke
Emission.
Schedule XI-Motor Vehicles Emission Test Certificate for Diesel
Engine
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s. I. 20 of 2011
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (GQNTROL OF VEHICULAR
EMISSIONS FROM PETROL AND DIESEL ENGINES)
REGULATIONS, 2011
In exercise of the powers conferred on me by Section 34 of the National
Environmental Standards and Regulations Ertforcement Agency (Establishment) Act
2007 and all other powers enabling me In that behalf, I, MR. JOHJ:'I ODf;Y, Honourable
Minister, the Ministry ot Envlronmen( hereby make the following Regulations :
[28th Day ofApril. 2011]
PART I--CONTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM PETROL ENGINE
1. The purpose of these regulations is to restore, preserve and improve
the quality of air. The standards contained herein provide for the protection of
the air from pollutants, as well as, take into account amongst others:
(a) Citizens right of access to clean air;
/ (b) Reducing and preventing air pollution through the improvement of the
quality of automoQiles that operate on the road way; and
(c) Improve the health of Nigerians especially in the urban areas with
high incidence of air pollution due to increased number of automobiles that
ply the roads.
2. This Part shall apply to a new motor vehicle registered after 28th
April, 2011 and to a motor vehicle which is already registered but "whose
'engine has been replaced".
3.-(1) Subject to sub-regulations (3) and (4) of this regulation, a
person shall not install or replace the engine unit of any motor vehicle
with a petrol engine which emits pollutants in excess of the standard
prescribed in Schedule I to these Regulations.
(2) Vehicles having a reference mass (rm) of less than «) 1305kg, from
1305kg to 1760kg and above (» 1760kg shall comply with the emission standard
of pollutants as prescribed in Schedule I to these Regulations.
(3) With effect from 28th April, 2011, any new model of motor vehicle
shall comply with the emission standard of pollutants as prescribed in
Schedule III to these Regulations.
(4) With effect from 28th April, 2011, any manufacturer or importer shall
not assemble, manufacture or import the following for use in Nigeria:
(a) a "2 (two)-stroke engine" ;
Commence­
ment.
Purpose.
Application
of Part I.
Restriction
on
installation
or replacing
of engine
unit.
Ban on two­
stroke
engines and
motor
vehicles with
no emission
reduction
technology.
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Application
of
Regulation 3.
Test to be
conducted
by
assembler.
manufacturer
or importer.
Certification
by
assembler.
manufacturer
or importer.
Application
of Part II.
Level of
gaseous
emission
from petrol
engine.
Emission
test for
petrol engine
in use.
(b) a motor vehicle that does not have installed an approved emission
reduction technology.
(5) Four stroke be used in place of 2 (two) stroke Engine
(6) With effect from IstJanuary, 2015 all new model motor vehicles shall
comply with the emission standard as prescribed in Schedule II to these
Regulations.
4. The provision's of regulation 3 of these shall only apply to
a motor vehicle intended ·to be used on the rmld, with or without body, having
at least two wheels but shall not apply to a motor vehicle used for racing
purposes in designated racing circuits or in approved racing events.
5.-{1) For the purpose of verifying the exhaust emission control standard
as prescribed in Schedule 1 to these Regulations, the Agency may require any
assembler , manufacturer or importer to conduct such necessary tests as
prescribed in Schedule IV, to these Regulations as may be determined by the
Agency in the presence of an authorised officer at any licensed facility.
(2) For the purpose of sub-regulation (1) of this regulation, samples of
not more than one per cent of the annual projected number of motor vehicles
shall be selected at random.
(3) Where the Agency has directed any assembler, manufacturer or
importer to conduct any test under this regulation, the assembler, manufacturer
or importer shall submit periodiCally the results of such tests to the Agency.
6. Prior to the delivery of a new or used motor vehicle, the assembler,
manufacturer or importer shall issue a certificate to the owner stating that it
has been properly inspected, tested and adjusted to meet the requirements of
the provisions of regulation 3 of these Regulations.
PART II-GASEOUS EMISSION CONTROL FROM PETROL ENGINE
7. This Part shall apply to all motor vehicles irrrspective of whether in
motion or idling.
8.-(1) Every petrol engine which is in use, in operation or is capable of
being operated shall not emit gaseous pollutant exceeding the emission standard
as prescribed in Schedules I and III to these Regulations.
(2) Every petrol engine which is in use, in operation or is capable ofbeing
operated shall not emit visible smoke from the exhaust pipe.
. 9.-(1) An emission test for a petrol engine which is in use shall be
conducted in accordance with the methods as specified in Schedule IV to
these Regulations and the test result shall be recorded in the Test certificate as
prescribed in Schedule V to these Regulations.
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(2) (a) where a motor vehicle inequired to undergo emission test, such
test shall only be carried out at a licensed facility.
(b) vehicles in operation in Nigeria shall undergo emission testing once a
year and certified by the Agency.
(e) new vehicles (not used vehicles) will not be required to undergo
annual emission testing until after thre'e(3) years of operation in Nigeria.
(3) Any person who uses 'U motor vehicle shall comply with the
requirements of these Regulations or the provisions of any other written law
in relation to the emission standards for his motor vehicle or may at his own
expense, request for an emission test to be carried out at a licensed facility.
10. The Agency or any authorised officer may issue a prohibition order Prohibition
as specified in Schedule VI to these Regulations prohibiting the further operation
order on
vehicle.
of any motor vehicle that has undergone an emission test in accordance with
regulation 9 ofthese Regulations, and has contravened the acceptable conditions
specified in Schedule III to these Regulations within the period ofthree months
after the gaseous emission test.
ll.-{1) The prohibition order shall be securely attached to a conspicuous
Vehicle
spot on the windscreen of the motor vehicle.
under
Prohibition
(2) The motor vehicle shall not be operated until its defects have been Order.
remedied to the satisfaction of the Agency or the authorised officer designate,
after which the prohibition order may be withdrawn.
12. The owner or the person operating the motor vehicle shall ensure Prohibition
order not to
that the prohibition order is not in any way obscured, rendered illegible or
be removed.
removed except with the written approval of the Agency.
13. A person shaH not allow the engine of a motor vehicle idling for more Engine to be
put off in
than five (5) minutes in an enclosed or a partially enclosed parking area or any
enclosed
terminus.
area.
14.-(1) For the purpose of regulation 4 of these Regulations, a log Log book to
be kept.
book containing the motor vehicle registration number, the date, time ana result
of any test done shall be kept by the owner of the motor vehicle.
(2) The records in the log book shall be made available for inspection by
the Agency or any authorised officer.
IS. A fleet operator shall operate and maintain an approved facility and Fleet
operator to
shall carry out the smoke test on all his motor vehicles periodically or more
maintain
frequently as and when directed by the Agency in writing.
licensed
facility.
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AI plication
0f Part m.
Restriction
on
installation
or
replacement
ofengine.
Applicaton
of
Regulation
17.
Test to be
conducted
by
assembler,
manufacturer
or importer.
Ban on
diesel
engines with
no emission
reduction
technology.
Certification
by
assembler,
manufacturer
or importer.
PART III-CONTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM DIESEL ENGINE
16.-(1) This Part shail<apply to a new motor vehicle registered after
28th April, 2011 and to a motor vehicle whose engine has been replaced.
(2) Where a motor vehicle is reyuired to undergo emission test, such test
shall only be carried out at a licensed facility ..
17.-(1) A person shail' not install, or replace the engine unit of any
motor venicle with a piesel engine which emits 'pollutants' in excess of the
standard prescribed in Schedule VII to these Regulations.
(2) Notwithstanding sub-regulation(1) of this re!>ulation, on or after 1st
January, 2015 any new model of motor vehicle shall comply the emission
standard of pollutants as prescribed in Schedule VIII to these R
18. The provisions of regulation 17 of these Regulations shall only apply
to a motor vehicle intended to be usee; on the road, with or without body, having
at least two wheels and a designed maximum speed exceeding 25 kik.neters
per hour.
19.-(1 ) For the purpose of veri fying the exhaust emission of
standard as prescribed in Schedule VII to the Regulations the Agency may
require any assembler, manufacturer or importer to conduct such necessary
tests as may be determined by the Agency in the presence of an authorised
officer, at a licensed facility at the cost of the assenbler, manufacturer ',r
importer.
(2) For the purpose of sub regulation (1) of this regulat:on, samples of
not more than one percent of the annual projected number of motor vehicles
sh;.!': be selected at random.
(3) Where the Agency has directed any assembler, manufacturer or
importer to conduct any test under this regulation, the assembler, manufacturer
or importer shall submit periodically the results of such tests to the Agency.
(4) Emission Test Certificate as prescibed in Schedul XI to these
Regulations shall be issued.
20. With effect from 28th April, 2011, any assembler, manufacturer, or
importer shall not manufacture, assemble or import ar,y vehicle with a diesel
engine without a certified emission reduction technology for the control of
emissions from Sl',:,.h vehicles.
21. Prior to ofa new motor vehicle to its owner, the assembler,
manufacturer or importer shall issue a certificate stating that it has been
inspected, tested and adjusted to meet the requirements in regulation 16 (2) of
these Regulations.
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22. (1) The maximum concenttation of smoke at or near the final point Maximum
J>
concentra·
of emission from the exhaust pipe' into the atmosphere shall not exceed
tion of
Ringelmann No.2 or ( 50 HSU on a smoke meter) of the Ringelmann Smoke
smoke.
Chart for a continuous period of more than 10 seconds when observed.
(2) Every motor vehicle which is in use, in operat;on or is capable of
being operated shall not emit visible smoke from the exhaust pipe.
(3) Observation of smoke from a motor vehicle is to be carried out by an
authorised officer who has undergone a smoke observation course and has
been certified competent by the Agency.
23.-(1) The maximum density of smoke at or near the final point of Maximum
emission from the exhaust pipe of any motor vehicle when tested under the
density of
smoke
free acceleration test with a smoke meter shall not exceed 50 HSU or equivalent
permitted.
smoke units. •
(2) The free acceleration test for smoke density shall be conducted in
accordance with the methods specified in Schedule IX to these Regulations
and the test results shall be recorded in a Test Certificate as shown in Schedule
X to these Regulations.
24. The Agency or any authorised officer may issue a prohibition order
Prohibition
as specified in Schedule VI to these Regulations prohibiting the further
order on
vehicle.
operation of any motor vehicle that:
(1) has undergone a smoke test in accordance with regulation 22 of
these Regulations and the test result exceeds 50 HSU or equivalent smoke
units; and
(2) has contravened the acceptable conditions specified in regulation
23 of these Regulations within the period of three months preceding the
smoke test.
25.-(1) The prohibition order shall be securely attached to a consoicuous Vehicle
spot on the windscreen of the motor vehicle.
under
prohibition
(2) The motor vehicle shall not be operated until its defects have been
order.
remedied to the satisfaction ofthe Agency or the authorised officer after which
the prohibition order may be withdrawn.
26. The owner or the person operating the motor vehicle shall ensure Prohibition
that the prohibition order is not in any way obscured, rendered illegible or
order not to
be removed.
removed except with the written approval of the Agency.
27. A person shall not allow the engine of any motor vehicle to idle for Engine to be
more than five (5) minutes in an enclosed or a partially enclosed parking area
put off in
enclosed
or any terminus.
area.
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Log book to
be kept.
Fleet
operator to
maintain
licensed
facility.
Offence.
Interpretation.
28.-(1) For the p u r p o s ~ ofregulation 18 of these Regulations. a log
book containing the motorvehic"Te registration number. ihe date, time and result
of any test done shall be kept by the owner of the motor vehicle ..
(2) The records in the log book shall be made available for inspection by
the Agency or any authorised officer.
29. A fleet oPerator shall operate and maintain an approved facility and
shall carry out the smoke test on aU his motor vehicles periodically or more
frequently as and when directed by the Agency in writing.
PART IV-OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
30.-(1) Any person who violates any of the provisions of these
Regulations commits an offence and shall on conviction, be liable to a fine not
exceeding Fifty Thousand Naira (N50,OOO.OO) or to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding one year or to both such fine and imprisonment and an additional
fine of One Thousand Naira (NI,OOO.OO) for every day the offence subsists.
(2) Where the violation ofthe provisions ofthese Regulations is committed
by a body corporate, it sha1l on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding Five
Hundred Thousand (N500,OOO.OO) and an additional fine ofTwenty Thousand
Naira (N20,OOO.OO) for every day the offence subsists.
31. In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires­
"Agency" means National Environmental Standards and Regulations
Enforcement Agency (NESREA)
"authorised officer' means an officer duly authorised by the Agency
to enforce the provisions of these Regulations and also includes, a Road
Traffic Officer (RTO), Police Officer, FRSC or any other officer to whom
the Agency has delegated this power.
"diesel engine" means an engine which works on the compression
ignition principle.
"Director for Road Traffic" means a Director in charge of Directorate
of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), Vehicle Inspection Office! Corps Marshall
of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
"Director-General" means the Director-General/Chief Executive
Officer of NESREA.
"emission" means the discharge of any pollutant into the atmosphere
from any portion of petrol or diesel engine including the exhaust assembly,
engine crankcase, ventilation or lubrication system. .
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"emission of pollutp.nts" means the release of substances that causes
pollution into the atmosphere ­
"engine unit" means a unit comprising of the engine together with all
devices essential for its operation and its appropriate intake and exhaust
assembly;
"engine type" means a category of engines similar emission
characteristics and ,not differ in such essential aspects as may be
designated, by the Agency; .
"fleet operator" means a company, firm, society or other body ofpersons,
or any person who owns and operates 5 units or more of motor vehicles;
"licensed facility" means a facility or place approved by the Agency
which is equipped with the necessary smoke meter and trained personnel
for carrying out any smoke test;
"motor vehicle" means-{a) a motor vehicle fitted with a diesel engine;
(b) a motor vehicle, having two wheels or more, fitted with a petrol
engine.
"new modef' means a motor vehicle equipped with an engine type which
is different from the previous model;
"new motor vehicle" means -(a) a motor vehicle imported directly
into Nigeria as a completely built-up ("CBU")unit and for the first instant
was registered and assigned a registration number by the Directorate for
Road Traffic Services Office on or after 28th April, 2011 ;
(b) a motor vehicle imported into Nigeria as used or completely knocked
down ("CKD") pack and was subsequently manufactured or assembled
and for the first instant was registered and assigned a registration number
by the Director for Road Traffic Services;
"pm" means particulate matter- these are particles floating around in the
air in various diameter, some of which can not be seen with the naked eye.
"person" means an individual, public or private corporation, partnership,
association, firm, joint stock company, joint venture, trust, estate, state,
municipality, commission, political group, state or federal agency, depru:tment
or instrumentality, special district, inter-state body or any legal entity, which
is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties.
"petrol engine" means an engine which works on the positive-ignition or
spark-ignition principle.
"Ringelmann Smoke Chart" means a device used for determining
whether emissions of smoke are within limits or standards of permissibility.
"rm" means - Reference mass - unit of measurement.
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"Replaced or overhauled.·engine means - any vehicle engine whose
components part have been replaced or overhauled.
"smoke meter" means-(a) a smoke meter which is constructed to
receive a volume of exhaust gas from a motor vehicle within specified
pressure and temperature ranges and to measure the density or opacity of
its smoke content from 0 to 100 Hartridge Smoke Unit ("HSU') ; .
(b). a device constructed to receive a volume of exhaust gas from a
motor vehicle within specified pressure and temperature ranges and to
measure the complete range of density or opacity of its smoke content in
Absolute Units of Light Absorption from clear to total darkness or in
such other correlated light absorption units; or
(c) any other equivalent device which may from time-to-time be
prescribed by the Agency as a smoke meter.
Citation.
31. These Regulations may be cited as the National Environmental
(Control of Vehicular Emissions from Petrol and Diesel Engines)
Regulations, 2011.

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SCHEDULES
Regulation 3, 3(2), 5(1), 8(1)
EMISSION STANDARD OF POLLUTANTS FOR PeTROL ENGINE
The emission of the gaseous pollutant of Carbon Monoxide and the
combination of and Nitrogen Oxides shall not exceed the
following standards:
Reference Mass
(nn)(kg)
Mass of
CO (glkm)
HC
(glkm)
NO
x
(glkm)
Combined Emissioll Mass
ofHydrocarbons and Nilrogen
Oxides (HC + NO
x
) (g/km)
(Class I)
rm< 1305kg 2.2
..
-­ 0.5
(Class II)
1305 < rm< =1760 4.0
-­ -­
0.6
(Class III )
1760<rm 5.0
-­ -­
0.7
Source: National Automotive Council (NAC)
Key
<
Less than.
>
More than.
=
Equals.
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SClIEDULE II Regulation 3(6)
EMISSION STANDARD OF POLLUTANTS FOR NEW MODELS OF PETROL
ENGINES ON OR AFTER 1ST JANUARY, 2015
1. For a petrol engine with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of more than
2500kg, the exhaust emission of the gaseous pollutant of Carbon Monoxide
and the combination of and Nitrogen Oxides shall not exceed
the following standards: .
Reference Mass
(nn)(kg)
Mass of
Carbon
Monoxide
(glkm)
HC
(glkm)
NO
x
(glkm)
Combined Emission Mass
of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen
Oxides (glkm)
(Class I )
rm< I305kg 2.3 0.20 0.15 -
(Class II )
I_< rm< =1760 4.17 0.25 0.18
-
(Class III )
176O<rm 5.22 0.29 0.21 -
Source: National Automotive Council (NAC).
Key
< Less than.
> More than.
= Equals.
SCHEDULE III Regulation 8(1), 10
EMISSION STANDARDS FOR PETROL ENGINE IN USE
Carbon Monoxide(%) Hydrocarbons (parts per
million )(ppm)
Existing model 4.5 800
New model 3.5 600
Source: National Automotive Council (NAC)
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· SCHiD.ULE IV
Regulations 50) and 9(1)
EMISSION TEST FOR PETROL ENGINE IN USE
1. This test shall be carried out by using a Carbon Monoxide or
Hydrocarbon analyser.
2. The test procedures shall be as follows :
(a) Start'the engine and al1dw it to run at an idling speed of (750rpm­
1.00000m).for 15 seconds. .
(b)Accelerate the engine speed for 15 seconds at a speed of (l.500rpm
- 2.500rpm).
(c) while the engine idles. insert the sampling probe into the exhaust pipe
as deeply as possible but in any case for not less than 300mm ;
(d) wait for at least 20 seconds and take the reading of Carbon Monoxide
and Hydrocarbon as given by the analyser.
SCHEDULE V Regulation 9( 1)
MOTOR VEHICLES EMISSION TEST CERTIFICATE FOR PETROL ENGINE IN USE
(1) Serial No: ....................................................................................... .
(2) Vehicle Registration No : .................................................................. .
(3) Engine Number : ............................................................................. ..
(4) Chassis Number : ............................................................................. .
(5) Vehicle Type : .................................................................................. .
(6) Make/Model : ................................................................................. ..
(7) Date of Test : .................................................................................. .
(8) Time of Test : ................................................................................. ..
(9) Expiry Date : .................................................................................. ..
(10) Meter used (equipment) :.; ................................................................ .
(11) Date last calibrated: (equipment) .......................................................
(12) RECORD OF GASEOUS TEST:
(i) Carbon Monoxide : .................................................. ppm.
(ii) Hydrocarbon : ................................................... ppm.
I certify that the above-mentioned motor vehicle has been tested for its
gaseous emissiolts and found to emit:
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(i) Carbon Monoxide of... ....................................... ppm which *exceedsl
does not exceed the permisSible limit.of 3.5% (10
4
x 3.5% = 35,000 ppm)
.. " ~ "
for New Model; 4.5% (I Q4 x 4.5% = 45.oo0ppm) for Existing Model.
(ii) Hydrocarbon of.. ........................................ ppm. which *exceedsl
does not exceed the permissible limit of 600ppm for New Model; 800 ppm
for Existing Model.
Issued and Signed by : , ........................................ .
Name of Officer : ....... :'..... : ..... ; ......................... ~ .. .
Designation : ..................................................... ..
(13) TEST CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO:
Name of OwnerlDriver of motor vehicle: ................................................. .
Identity Card No : ........................................................................................ ..
of (address) : ........................................................................................... .
To whom issued: Ownerl Driver (signature) : ........................................... ..
Driving Licence No. : ................................................................................ ..
(Date) ......................................... .
*Delete where applicable.
SCHEDULE VI Regulations 10 and 24
PROHIBITION ORDER FOR MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS AND SMOKE TEST
(PETROL AND DIESEL)
1. Motor Vehicle Registration No: .................................................................. .
2. Engine No ..................................... Chassis No ...................................... ..
3. Date and Time of Emission Test : ............................................................... .
4. Location : ........................................................................................ ..
5. Results: Carbon Monoxide= ......... ppm Hydrocarbor. =........ ppm. HSU ...... ..
6. Reference No. : ................................................................................. ..
7. Date and Time of Previous Emission Test : ........................................... .
8. Location : ........................................................................................... .
Results: Carbon Monoxide = ......... ppm Hydrocarbon = ........ ppm. HSU ....... .
Reference No. : .................................................................................... ..
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9. In accordance with the provisions-of sections to and 24 the above-named
motor vehicle is prohibited from on any road effective from:
.............................................. (time) · ......................................... (date)
'.
To
.............................................. (time) ......................................... ( date) I
to. For the purposes of remedy of defect, servicing and calibration of this
vehicle may proceed from: ............................. " .................. (Place of test)
to : ........................................................ only (address of workshop of the
person in charge/or workshop of registered owner's choice, provided it is not
more than 50km away).
Name of owner /Driver of motor vehic1e ........................... ; ...................... .,,,'"
Identity Card No. : .......................................................................................... .
of (address): ............................................................................................ .
To whom issued; Owner Idriver (signature) : .................................................. ..
Driving Licence No. : ..................................... Date : ....................................... .
N arne of Officer : .... : ............................................................................... .
Designation : .................... Signature ........................ ................. ,.Stamp
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Regulations 17(1) and 19(1)
EMISSION STANDARD OF POLLUTANTS FOR DIESEL ENGINE
1. Diesel Sulphur limits and vehicle Emission Standards.
Year
"
Heavy Duty
• >
Vehicle ' Max: Fuel
Sulphur Level
(ppm)
Year
Light Duty
Standards Max. Fuel
Sulphur Level
(ppm)
,2011
2015
rm>1760
rm>1760
1,500
500
2011
2015
rm<1305
rm<1305
500
350
2. In addition to paragraph I, for a heavy.duty diesel engine for a vehicle
with a Gross VehicJe Weight ("GVW") ofover 3.5 tonnes, the exhaust emission
of the gaseous pollutant of Carbon Monoxide ("CO"), Hydrocarbon ("HC")
and Nitrogen Oxides ("NO ") shall not exceed the following standards:
x
Mass ofCarbon Mass of Mass ofNitrogen PM
Monoxide Hydrocarbons (HC) Oxides Grammes per kWh
(CO) Grammes Grammes perkWh Grammes per kWh
per kWh
4.0 1.1 7.0 0.15
3. For a diesel engine with a Gross Vehicle Weight of not exceeding
3.5 tonnes, in addition to paragraph 1, the emission of the gaseous pollutant
of Carbon Monoxide and the combination of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen
Oxides shall not exceed the following standards:
Reference Mass
(rm) (kg)
CO
(g/km)
PM
(g/km)
Combined Emission of
Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen
Oxides (HC + NO
x
) (g/km)
(Class I )
< 1305
1.0 0.08 0.7
(Class II )
1305 < rm<1760
1.25 0.12 1.0
(Class m)
1760<rm 1.5 0.17 1.2
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4. For a diesel engine with. gross vehicle weight of not exceeding
2,500kg, the emission of the gaseous"PQllutant of Carbon Monoxide, the
combination of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen Oxides and participate matter
shall not exceed the following standards:
Mass 0/Carbo, Masso/ Mass 0/Nitrogen PM
Monoxide Hydrocarbons (HC: Oxides qrammes per kWh
(CO) Grammes Grammes per kWh" :GrammesperkWIl
per kWh
:
"
,.
1.0 0.7 - 0.08
Source: National Automotive Council (NAC).
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4. For a diesel engine witlJ gross vehicle weight of not exceeding
2,500kg, the emission of the of Carbon Monoxide, the
combination of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen Oxides and participate matter
shall not exceed the following standards:
Mass ofCarbo,
Monoxide
(CO) Grammes
per kWh
Mass of
lIydnocarbons(lI£::
Grammes per'kWh'
,
"
..
Mass ofNitrogen
Oxides
'Grammes per kWh
PM
qrammes per kWh
1.0 0.7 - 0.08
Source: National Automotive Council (NAC).
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SCHEDULE VIII Regulation 17 (2)
EMISSION STANDARD OF POLbY1ANTS FOR NEW MODELS OF DIESEL ENGINES ON OR
AFTER 1sT JANUARY, 2015
1. For a diesel' engine having a total mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes, the
emission of gaseous pollutants of Carbon Monoxide. Hydrocarbons, Oxides of
Nitrogen and Particulates must not exceed the (ollowing standards:
,. . . - .
Mass oj Carbon ~ L.Massof Mass 'of Oxides Mass of Particulates
Monexjde(CO) Hydmcarbons( HC) of Nitrogen(NOx) (PM) Grammes per
Grammesper ( HC)Grammes Grammes perkWH
kWH per kWH perkWH
2.1 0.66 5.0 0.100.13
2. For a diesel engine having a total mass not exceeding 3.5 tonnes, the
emission of gaseous pollutants of Carbon Monoxide, the combination of
Hydrocarbons and Oxides of Nitrogen and Particulates shall not exceed the
following standards:
Reference
Mass
(rm) (kg)
CO
(g/km)
PM
(g/km)
NO
x
(g/km)
Combined Emission of
Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen
Oxides (HC + NO
x
) (g/kmJ
(Class I)
<1305
0.64 0.05 05 0.56
(Class II)
<1305 < nn<=1760 0.80 om 0.65 0.72
(Class III)
1760<nn 0.95 0.10 0.78 0.86
3. Heavy Duty (HD) Diesel Engines.
4.0 I 0.25
7.0 HC = 1.1
4. Large Goods Vehicles
1.1 HC =7.0
Source: National Automotive Council (NAC).
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ScHEDULE IX Regulation 23(2)
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FREE Aa:ELiitATION TEST
1. The acceleration test shall be carried out with a smoke meter
which shall be capable of indicating the full range ofsmoke density during the
accelerating and decelerating cycle.,
2. The smoke meter shall have tNien regularly serviCed and maintained
in accordance with the instnac:tions. It ihall have undergone
tests and calibration, not more than 12 months before its use, by a competent
authority appointed by the Agency. and has been issued a certificate of fitness
with arecord of the date to indicate that as a result ofthose tests and calibration,
the smoke meter was found to be in good working order.
SCHEDULE X Regulation 23 (2)
MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSION TEST CERTIFICATE FOR SMOKE EMISSION
(I) Serial No. : ..................................................•...........•.•..................••.
(2) Motor Vehicle Relistflltion No. : ....................................................... .
(3) Engine Numbe'r ..••.......................................••................•...•.•..•.....•.••
(4) Chassis umber ................................................................................ ..
(5) MakeI'Model: ................................................................................... .
(6) Vehicle Type : •••••••••••..••••...•...••.••••••••..•.••••....••••..•••••••.••••••••,••••..••.•.•..
(7) Date of Test : ..•.•..•.•........•...•.....••..•....•.....••....••..............•...•.......•...••
(8) Expiry Date ...•......•..•..•...............•....•..•.........................••..•...•.......•.
(9) Time of Test : ••.....•........•.......•••.•......•.•...•...............•.••.•••••.•..•.••••...•..
(10) Place of Test : .............................................•..•.........•..•.••...•..•......••.
(11) RECORD OF EMISSION TEST :
I lsi: ................................................. . HSU
2nd: ............•••..•.••.••••...•...••.•••....••••••• HSU
Mean: ............................................. . HSU
(12) Meter used: (equipment) ............................................................. .
(13) Serial No. : ...................................................................•................
(14) Certificate of Fitness No : ........... ; ................................................. .
(15) I certify that the above-mentioned motor vehicle has been tested for
smoke emission capability and found to emit a smoke density of
......................................HSU "'hich ·exceeds I does not exceed the smoke
limit of.................................................. HSV permitted under regulation 22
'. , - (l) of the ofVehicular Emission from Petrol
and Diesel Engines) Regulations 2010.
Ipueda"d by·: ..; ... :.: .." .................. , .... :;......:·.................
Name of' Officer :' .. ........ ; ...... ; ............ ' ....... : ......................... ; ...
Designation : ...... ........ , ......... : ............. :: ............................. .
. .. ::j. '"., ' ' ,
(i6) TeSt Certificate Issued to: ., , '
,.Name of motor vehicle : ............................................ ...
Driving Licence No -i' .;;;.4.'........... , ........... ...... Expiry Date ............ .........
,: : ... .... ..... ;.. .. .. , ............. ..... ::... : ........................................ ..
To whom issued :-OwnerlDriver ........;;..: ..... : .............. : ...................
• • •• R ",,', • , •
..Delete where.ih'applicable.
SCHEDUJ,.E XI Regulation 19(4)
"
MOTOR VEHICLES EMISSION TEST CERTIFICATE- FOR DIESEL ENGINE IN USE
(I) Serial No: .... : .................................................................................. .
(2) Vehicle Registration No : .................................................................. .
, .' ,
(3) Engine Number : ............................................... : .............................. .
(4) ChaSsis Number : .............................................................................. .
(5) Vehicle 'fype : ................................................................................. .
(6) MakeIModel' : .................................................................................. .
(7) Date' of Test : ................................................ : ................ : ................ .
(8) TIme of Test : ............................... , .................................................. ..
(9) Expiry Date : ..... ; ............................................................................. .
(10) Meter used (equipment) .: .................................................................. .
(II) Date last calibrated: (equipment) ..................................................... ..
(12) RECORD OF GASEOUS TEST:
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(;) Carbon Monoxide
... '.,"<'
.... '".·, .. ·· .. ···"""·t· .. ·· .. ·.. ·...... ·· ........... 'O'O .... ...............
glkm.
(ii) Hydrocarbon : ................................................... glkm
(iii) Particulate Matter : ................................................... glkm
-
I certify that the above-mentioned motor vehicle haS been tested for its
gaseous emissions and found to emit:
(i) Carbon Monoxide of.. ........................................glkm which
"'exceeds!does not exceed the permissible limit.
(ii) Hydrocarbon of.. ........................................ glkm. which "'exceeds!
does not exceed the permissible limit.
(iii) Particulate Matter of ...................................... glkm. which "'exceeds!
does not exceed the permissible limit.
Issued and Signed by : ........................................ ..
Name of Officer : .............................................. ..
Designation : ...................................................... .
(13) TEST CERTIFICATE ISSUED 10 :
Name of OwnerlDriver of motor vehicle: ................................................. .
Identity Card No : ......................................................................................... .
of (address) : ........................................................................................... .
To whom issued: Ownerl Driver (signature) : ........................................... ..
Driving Licence No. : ................................................................................. .
(Date) ......................................... .
... Delete where applicable.
MADE at Abuja this 28th day of April. 20 II.
MRJOHNODEY
Honourable Minister,
Federal Ministry of Environment

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (CONTROl.. OF VEHICULAR
EMISSIONS FROM PETROL 4,ND DIESEL ENGINES)
...­ REGULATIONS; 2011
-

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

REGULATIONS: PART I-CONTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM PETROL ENGINE

1. Purpose 2. Application of Part I. 3. Restriction on installation or replacement of engine unit. 4. Application of Regulation 3. 5. Tests to be conducted by assembler. manufacturer or importer. 6. Certification by manufacturer, assembler, or importer.
PART II-GASEOUS EMISSION CONTROL FROM PETROL ENGINE

7. Application ofPart II. 8. Level of Gaseous Emission from Petrol Engine. 9. Emission test for Petrol Engine in use. 10. Prohibition Order on Vehicle. 11. Vehicle under Prohibition Order. 12. Prohibition Order not to be removed. 13. Engine to be put off in enclosed area. 14. Log book to be kept. 15. Fleet Operator.
PART III--CONTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM DIESEL ENGINE

16. Application of Part III. 17. Restriction on installation or replacement of engine unit. 18. Application of Regulalion 17.

/f' ' Schedule VIII-Emission Standard of Pollutants for New Models of Diesel Engines on or after 1st January." 21. Prohibition order 01) vehicle.:'. Maximum density of smoke permitted.er not to be removed.. 2015.. Schedule V-Motor Vehicles Emission Test Certificate for Petrol Engine. 29. Schedule VI-Prohibition Order for Motor Vehicle Emission and Smoke Test (Petrol and Diesel. SCHEDULES. 25. ' PART IV-OFFENCES AND PENALTIES 30. Schedule IV-Emission Test for Petrol Engine in Use... Schedule II-Emission Standard of Pollutants for New Models of Petrol Engines on or after January. 23. 24. Offences and Penalties. Citation. Prphibition orci. -. PART V-MISCELLANEOUS 31. manufacturer or importer. 2015. Fleet Operator. 27. --"'oc. Schedule III-Emission Standards for Petrol Engine in Use. Schedule X-Motor Vehicle Emission Test Certificate for Smoke Emission. Schedule IX-Free Acceleration Test. Ban on diesel engines having no approved emission reduction technologyl . Schedule VII-Emission Standard of Pollutants for Diesel Engine. Schedule I-Emission Standard of Pollutants for Petrol Engine. 32." . manufacturer or importer. Schedule XI-Motor Vehicles Emission Test Certificate for Diesel Engine . Tests to be conducted by assembler. 20. Log book to be kept. .B616 19. 26. Maximum concentration of smoke. 22. Interpretation. Engine to be put off in enclosed area. ' 'M". 28. Vehicle under prohibition order. ... Certification by assembler.

Y. Purpose. Restriction on installation or replacing of engine unit. The purpose of these regulations is to restore.s. 2011 and to a motor vehicle which is already registered but "whose 'engine has been replaced". and (c) Improve the health of Nigerians especially in the urban areas with high incidence of air pollution due to increased number of automobiles that ply the roads. any new model of motor vehicle shall comply with the emission standard of pollutants as prescribed in Schedule III to these Regulations. 2011] PART I--CONTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM PETROL ENGINE Commence­ ment. 1. 20 of 2011 NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (GQNTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM PETROL AND DIESEL ENGINES) REGULATIONS. 2. / (b) Reducing and preventing air pollution through the improvement of the quality of automoQiles that operate on the road way. manufacture or import the following for use in Nigeria: (a) a "2 (two)-stroke engine" . from 1305kg to 1760kg and above (» 1760kg shall comply with the emission standard of pollutants as prescribed in Schedule I to these Regulations. 2011 In exercise of the powers conferred on me by Section 34 of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Ertforcement Agency (Establishment) Act 2007 and all other powers enabling me In that behalf. Application of Part I. preserve and improve the quality of air. (3) With effect from 28th April. I. The standards contained herein provide for the protection of the air from pollutants. take into account amongst others: (a) Citizens right of access to clean air. JOHJ:'I ODf. 2011. . MR. 2011. 3. (2) Vehicles having a reference mass (rm) of less than «) 1305kg. Honourable Minister.-(1) Subject to sub-regulations (3) and (4) of this regulation. (4) With effect from 28th April. This Part shall apply to a new motor vehicle registered after 28th April. the Ministry ot Envlronmen( hereby make the following Regulations : 8617 [28th Day ofApril. any manufacturer or importer shall not assemble. as well as. a person shall not install or replace the engine unit of any motor vehicle with a petrol engine which emits pollutants in excess of the standard prescribed in Schedule I to these Regulations. I. Ban on two­ stroke engines and motor vehicles with no emission reduction technology.

PART II-GASEOUS EMISSION CONTROL FROM PETROL ENGINE Certification by assembler. tested and adjusted to meet the requirements of the provisions of regulation 3 of these Regulations. 7. to these Regulations as may be determined by the Agency in the presence of an authorised officer at any licensed facility.-{ 1) For the purpose of verifying the exhaust emission control standard as prescribed in Schedule 1 to these Regulations. manufacturer or importer. Emission test for petrol engine in use. Level of gaseous emission from petrol engine. with or without body. Application of Part II. 2015 all new model motor vehicles shall comply with the emission standard as prescribed in Schedule II to these Regulations. (2) Every petrol engine which is in use. 4. having at least two wheels but shall not apply to a motor vehicle used for racing purposes in designated racing circuits or in approved racing events. samples of not more than one per cent of the annual projected number of motor vehicles shall be selected at random. in operation or is capable of being operated shall not emit gaseous pollutant exceeding the emission standard as prescribed in Schedules I and III to these Regulations. Test to be conducted by assembler. the assembler. 9.B618 (b) a motor vehicle that does not have installed an approved emission reduction technology. . manufacturer or importer shall issue a certificate to the owner stating that it has been properly inspected. (2) For the purpose of sub-regulation (1) of this regulation. 6. (3) Where the Agency has directed any assembler. 5. manufacturer or importer to conduct such necessary tests as prescribed in Schedule IV. This Part shall apply to all motor vehicles irrrspective of whether in motion or idling. .-( 1) Every petrol engine which is in use. manufacturer or importer. the assembler. Application of Regulation 3. 8. manufacturer or importer to conduct any test under this regulation. Prior to the delivery of a new or used motor vehicle. manufacturer or importer shall submit periodiCally the results of such tests to the Agency. the Agency may require any assembler .-(1) An emission test for a petrol engine which is in use shall be conducted in accordance with the methods as specified in Schedule IV to these Regulations and the test result shall be recorded in the Test certificate as prescribed in Schedule V to these Regulations. (5) Four stroke Eflgine~hall be used in place of 2 (two) stroke Engine (6) With effect from IstJanuary. in operation or is capable of being operated shall not emit visible smoke from the exhaust pipe. The provision's of regulation 3 of these R~gulations shall only apply to a motor vehicle intended ·to be used on the rmld.

a log book containing the motor vehicle registration number. after which the prohibition order may be withdrawn. Vehicle under Prohibition Order. 10. ll. . (2) The motor vehicle shall not be operated until its defects have been remedied to the satisfaction of the Agency or the authorised officer designate. licensed facility. regulation 9 ofthese Regulations. (3) Any person who uses 'U motor vehicle shall comply with the requirements of these Regulations or the provisions of any other written law in relation to the emission standards for his motor vehicle or may at his own expense. (b) vehicles in operation in Nigeria shall undergo emission testing once a year and certified by the Agency.-{1) The prohibition order shall be securely attached to a conspicuous spot on the windscreen of the motor vehicle. Log book to be kept. such test shall only be carried out at a licensed facility. time ana result of any test done shall be kept by the owner of the motor vehicle. the date. Engine to be put off in enclosed area. 12. IS.B619 (2) (a) where a motor vehicle inequired to undergo emission test. request for an emission test to be carried out at a licensed facility. rendered illegible or removed except with the written approval of the Agency. (e) new vehicles (not used vehicles) will not be required to undergo annual emission testing until after thre'e(3) years of operation in Nigeria. A person shaH not allow the engine of a motor vehicle idling for more than five (5) minutes in an enclosed or a partially enclosed parking area or any terminus.-(1) For the purpose of regulation 4 of these Regulations. 13. Prohibition order not to be removed. A fleet operator shall operate and maintain an approved facility and Fleet shall carry out the smoke test on all his motor vehicles periodically or more operator to maintain frequently as and when directed by the Agency in writing. The Agency or any authorised officer may issue a prohibition order Prohibition as specified in Schedule VI to these Regulations prohibiting the further operation order on of any motor vehicle that has undergone an emission test in accordance with vehicle. 14. and has contravened the acceptable conditions specified in Schedule III to these Regulations within the period ofthree months after the gaseous emission test. The owner or the person operating the motor vehicle shall ensure that the prohibition order is not in any way obscured. (2) The records in the log book shall be made available for inspection by the Agency or any authorised officer.

B620 PART III-CONTROL OF VEHICULAR EMISSIONS FROM DIESEL ENGINE AI plication 0f Part m.y vehicle with a diesel engine without a certified emission reduction technology for the control of emissions from Sl'.. Applicaton of Regulation 17. samples of not more than one percent of the annual projected number of motor vehicles sh. 18.!': be selected at random. 2015 any new model of motor vehicle shall comply ~ith the emission standard of pollutants as prescribed in Schedule VIII to these R ~6.-(1) A person shail' not install. having at least two wheels and a designed maximum speed exceeding 25 kik. the assembler. the assembler.h vehicles. The provisions of regulation 17 of these Regulations shall only apply to a motor vehicle intended to be usee. 17. Prior to the~~elivery ofa new motor vehicle to its owner. .. 20. 2011 and to a motor vehicle whose engine has been replaced. 16. manufacturer '. manufacturer or importer. manufacturer or importer shall submit periodically the results of such tests to the Agency. at a licensed facility at the cost of the assenbler. on or after 1st January.neters per hour..-(1) This Part shail<apply to a new motor vehicle registered after 28th April. tested and adjusted to meet the requirements in regulation 16 (2) of these Regulations. or importer shall not manufacture. or replace the engine unit of any motor venicle with a piesel engine which emits 'pollutants' in excess of the standard prescribed in Schedule VII to these Regulations.J. with or without body. on the road. manufacturer or importer shall issue a certificate stating that it has been inspected. 21. (2) Where a motor vehicle is reyuired to undergo emission test. (2) Notwithstanding sub-regulation(1) of this re!>ulation.2tim:s.-( 1) For the purpose of veri fying the exhaust emission of pOnl. (2) For the purpose of sub regulation (1) of this regulat:on. 2011. Test to be conducted by assembler. 19. manufacturer or importer to conduct such necessary tests as may be determined by the Agency in the presence of an authorised officer. Certification by assembler.~". manufacturer or importer to conduct any test under this regulation. (3) Where the Agency has directed any assembler.:.lts standard as prescribed in Schedule VII to the Regulations the Agency may require any assembler. such test shall only be carried out at a licensed facility . (4) Emission Test Certificate as prescibed in Schedul XI to these Regulations shall be issued. manufacturer. Ban on diesel engines with no emission reduction technology.r importer. manufacturer or importer. any assembler. Restriction on installation or replacement ofengine. assemble or import ar. With effect from 28th April.

.on or is capable of being operated shall not emit visible smoke from the exhaust pipe. (2) Every motor vehicle which is in use. removed except with the written approval of the Agency. Engine to be put off in enclosed area. 26. (2) The motor vehicle shall not be operated until its defects have been remedied to the satisfaction ofthe Agency or the authorised officer after which the prohibition order may be withdrawn. Vehicle under prohibition order. 25. rendered illegible or order not to be removed. 23.B621 22.-(1) The prohibition order shall be securely attached to a consoicuous spot on the windscreen of the motor vehicle. The owner or the person operating the motor vehicle shall ensure Prohibition that the prohibition order is not in any way obscured. 27. • Maximum density of smoke permitted. (2) has contravened the acceptable conditions specified in regulation 23 of these Regulations within the period of three months preceding the smoke test. The Agency or any authorised officer may issue a prohibition order as specified in Schedule VI to these Regulations prohibiting the further operation of any motor vehicle that: (1) has undergone a smoke test in accordance with regulation 22 of these Regulations and the test result exceeds 50 HSU or equivalent smoke units. Maximum concentra· tion of smoke. and Prohibition order on vehicle.2 or ( 50 HSU on a smoke meter) of the Ringelmann Smoke Chart for a continuous period of more than 10 seconds when observed. A person shall not allow the engine of any motor vehicle to idle for more than five (5) minutes in an enclosed or a partially enclosed parking area or any terminus.-(1) The maximum density of smoke at or near the final point of emission from the exhaust pipe of any motor vehicle when tested under the free acceleration test with a smoke meter shall not exceed 50 HSU or equivalent smoke units. 24. (3) Observation of smoke from a motor vehicle is to be carried out by an authorised officer who has undergone a smoke observation course and has been certified competent by the Agency. in operat. (2) The free acceleration test for smoke density shall be conducted in accordance with the methods specified in Schedule IX to these Regulations and the test results shall be recorded in a Test Certificate as shown in Schedule X to these Regulations. (1) The maximum concenttation of smoke at or near the final point J> of emission from the exhaust pipe' into the atmosphere shall not exceed Ringelmann No.

Vehicle Inspection Office! Corps Marshall of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). . it sha1l on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding Five Hundred Thousand (N500.-( 1) Any person who violates any of the provisions of these Regulations commits an offence and shall on conviction. Offence. time and result of any test done shall be kept by the owner of the motor vehicle . (2) Where the violation ofthe provisions ofthese Regulations is committed by a body corporate. Interpretation. (2) The records in the log book shall be made available for inspection by the Agency or any authorised officer. 28. a log book containing the motorvehic"Te registration number.OO) or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both such fine and imprisonment and an additional fine of One Thousand Naira (NI. ventilation or lubrication system. FRSC or any other officer to whom the Agency has delegated this power. 31. PART IV-OFFENCES AND PENALTIES 30. "diesel engine" means an engine which works on the compression ignition principle.B622 Log book to be kept..OO) for every day the offence subsists. Fleet operator to maintain licensed facility. "Director for Road Traffic" means a Director in charge of Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS). In these Regulations. engine crankcase. "Director-General" means the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of NESREA.OOO. a Road Traffic Officer (RTO). A fleet oPerator shall operate and maintain an approved facility and shall carry out the smoke test on aU his motor vehicles periodically or more frequently as and when directed by the Agency in writing. be liable to a fine not exceeding Fifty Thousand Naira (N50.OO) and an additional fine ofTwenty Thousand Naira (N20. unless the context otherwise requires­ "Agency" means National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) "authorised officer' means an officer duly authorised by the Agency to enforce the provisions of these Regulations and also includes. Police Officer. ihe date. "emission" means the discharge of any pollutant into the atmosphere from any portion of petrol or diesel engine including the exhaust assembly.OOO. 29. .-(1) For the purpos~ ofregulation 18 of these Regulations.OO) for every day the offence subsists.OOO.OOO.

firm. partnership. special district.Reference mass .B613 "emission of pollutp.~' ­ "engine unit" means a unit comprising of the engine together with all devices essential for its operation and its appropriate intake and exhaust assembly. municipality. "motor vehicle" means-{a) a motor vehicle fitted with a diesel engine. state. 2011 . which is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties. public or private corporation.these are particles floating around in the air in various diameter. inter-state body or any legal entity. "rm" means . (b) a motor vehicle imported into Nigeria as used or completely knocked down ("CKD") pack and was subsequently manufactured or assembled and for the first instant was registered and assigned a registration number by the Director for Road Traffic Services. "engine type" means a category of engines ha~ing. firm. joint stock company. "petrol engine" means an engine which works on the positive-ignition or spark-ignition principle. designated. having two wheels or more.not differ in such essential aspects as may be . depru:tment or instrumentality. . trust.nts" means the release of substances that causes pollution into the atmosphere . estate. or any person who owns and operates 5 units or more of motor vehicles. state or federal agency.unit of measurement. "new modef' means a motor vehicle equipped with an engine type which is different from the previous model. "licensed facility" means a facility or place approved by the Agency which is equipped with the necessary smoke meter and trained personnel for carrying out any smoke test. "new motor vehicle" means -(a) a motor vehicle imported directly into Nigeria as a completely built-up ("CBU")unit and for the first instant was registered and assigned a registration number by the Directorate for Road Traffic Services Office on or after 28th April. association. "person" means an individual. some of which can not be seen with the naked eye. "pm" means particulate matter. commission. similar emission characteristics and which'~do . "Ringelmann Smoke Chart" means a device used for determining whether emissions of smoke are within limits or standards of permissibility. (b) a motor vehicle. "fleet operator" means a company. by the Agency. society or other body of persons. fitted with a petrol engine. political group. joint venture.

Citation. a device constructed to receive a volume of exhaust gas from a motor vehicle within specified pressure and temperature ranges and to measure the complete range of density or opacity of its smoke content in Absolute Units of Light Absorption from clear to total darkness or in such other correlated light absorption units. These Regulations may be cited as the National Environmental (Control of Vehicular Emissions from Petrol and Diesel Engines) Regulations. 2011. or (c) any other equivalent device which may from time-to-time be prescribed by the Agency as a smoke meter.any vehicle engine whose components part have been replaced or overhauled.8614 "Replaced or overhauled. • .·engine means . 31. "smoke meter" means-(a) a smoke meter which is constructed to receive a volume of exhaust gas from a motor vehicle within specified pressure and temperature ranges and to measure the density or opacity of its smoke content from 0 to 100 Hartridge Smoke Unit ("HSU') . (b). .

3(2).2 4. 5(1).8625 SCHEDULES Regulation 3.0 . .7 (Class II) 1305 < rm< =1760 -­ (Class III ) 1760<rm -­ Source: National Automotive Council (NAC) Key < Less than.6 0.. -­ -­ -­ 0.5 0. = Equals. > More than.0 5. 8(1) EMISSION STANDARD OF POLLUTANTS FOR PeTROL ENGINE The emission of the gaseous pollutant of Carbon Monoxide and the combination of Hydrocar~ons: and Nitrogen Oxides shall not exceed the following standards: Reference Mass (nn)(kg) Mass of CO (glkm) HC (glkm) Combined Emissioll Mass NOx (glkm) ofHydrocarbons and Nilrogen Oxides (HC + NO x) (g/km) (Class I) rm< 1305kg 2.

22 0.20 0. 10 EMISSION STANDARDS FOR PETROL ENGINE IN USE Carbon Monoxide(%) Existing model New model 4. = Equals. 2015 1.B626 SClIEDULE II Regulation 3(6) EMISSION STANDARD OF POLLUTANTS FOR NEW MODELS OF PETROL ENGINES ON OR AFTER 1ST JANUARY. > More than.17 5.25 0. Reference Mass (nn)(kg) Mass of Carbon Monoxide (glkm) HC (glkm) NO x Combined Emission Mass (glkm) of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen Oxides (glkm) (Class I ) rm< I305kg (Class II ) I _ < rm< =1760 (Class III ) 176O<rm 2. For a petrol engine with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of more than 2500kg. the exhaust emission of the gaseous pollutant of Carbon Monoxide and the combination of Hydroc~bons and Nitrogen Oxides shall not exceed the following standards: .5 Hydrocarbons (parts per million )(ppm) 800 600 Source: National Automotive Council (NAC) .15 0.5 3. Key < Less than.3 4.18 0.29 0. SCHEDULE III Regulation 8(1).21 - - Source: National Automotive Council (NAC).

......... Meter used (equipment) :.......................................... insert the sampling probe into the exhaust pipe as deeply as possible but in any case for not less than 300mm .....00000m)......... 2..................................................................................................... Expiry Date :.....500rpm ... Chassis Number : ............. Date last calibrated: (equipment) ..... . (b)Accelerate the engine speed for 15 seconds at a speed of (l................... Make/Model :...... ..............................for 15 seconds............................. I certify that the above-mentioned motor vehicle has been tested for its gaseous emissiolts and found to emit: .............. ................................................................................. Vehicle Type : ... Date of Test :............ULE IV Regulations 50) and 9(1) EMISSION TEST FOR PETROL ENGINE IN USE 1.. (d) wait for at least 20 seconds and take the reading of Carbon Monoxide and Hydrocarbon as given by the analyser.............. SCHEDULE V Regulation 9( 1) MOTOR VEHICLES EMISSION TEST CERTIFICATE FOR PETROL ENGINE IN USE (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) Serial No: ...... Engine Number :........................................ ................................. :......................... .. ...................................................B627 · SCHiD.................. Vehicle Registration No : ............ ................. The test procedures shall be as follows : (a) Start'the engine and al1dw it to run at an idling speed of (750rpm ­ 1....... This test shall be carried out by using a Carbon Monoxide or Hydrocarbon analyser............. (12) RECORD OF GASEOUS TEST: (i) Carbon Monoxide (ii) Hydrocarbon :.............. ppm.... ..........500rpm)...................................................................................................... . ..................................... ppm.................................................... ...........2....................... ............................................................................. Time of Test :........ (c) while the engine idles...

.....5% (104 x 3.... ppm Hydrocarbor......... Identity Card No : ..... ............... Motor Vehicle Registration No: ................................ .. SCHEDULE VI Regulations 10 and 24 PROHIBITION ORDER FOR MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS AND SMOKE TEST (PETROL AND DIESEL) 1.............:..........5% = 45........... 800 ppm for Existing Model... Date and Time of Emission Test :.............. ........ Reference No............................. of (address) : .... 4........................................... 2.... 7....................... HSU ....................... Results: Carbon Monoxide= .......... Name of Officer : .................. Chassis No ..... Driving Licence No.........................000 ppm) .. ppm.............. 6... ...................................... ............. . 5... *Delete where applicable...... ...................... Location : ......................of 3.......................................................8628 (i) Carbon Monoxide of. ... (Date) .............. .... ppm......................... 4.......................... . : ..................... HSU ................................................. ppm......... :'...... Location :.... ~" for New Model................ " (ii) Hydrocarbon of............................. ................................................. Engine No ... ............... ~ . ........................................................... Date and Time of Previous Emission Test : ................................ Designation : ............ Results: Carbon Monoxide = ....... 3..................... To whom issued: Ownerl Driver (signature) : .......... ....... =.. : .......................................................5% = 35................. .. : .............. ....... ............................... (13) TEST CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO: Name of OwnerlDriver of motor vehicle: .. .......................................... .. ppm Hydrocarbon =..... ............................. 8................................................................... which *exceedsl does not exceed the permissible limit of 600ppm for New Model...................... ...................... Reference No. ppm which *exceedsl does not exceed the permisSible limit.5% (I Q4 x 4........... ..............................oo0ppm) for Existing Model...................... Issued and Signed by : .........

................................. (time) ·......... Owner Idriver (signature) :......... (Place of test) to : ........... To whom issued........ only (address of workshop of the person in charge/or workshop of registered owner's choice..................... :....... Driving Licence No.............................. Da~e ...................................Signature......... Name of owner /Driver of motor vehic1e ...................................... of (address): ............. In accordance with the provisions-of sections to and 24 the above-named motor vehicle is prohibited from oper~tton on any road effective from: ........ ......................................... .................................................................................. servicing and calibration of this vehicle may proceed from: ............... ............. " ..............................B629 9.... ... :................................. ............( date) I to.................................................. Narne of Officer : ..Stamp ....................................... To ..................... (date) '....... (time) .......... Designation :..... Date :....... .... ............................................... ................................................................ provided it is not more than 50km away)............. For the purposes of remedy of defect..............'" Identity Card No............................... :.......................

B630 Regulations 17(1) and 19(1) EMISSION STANDARD OF POLLUTANTS FOR DIESEL ENGINE 1.5 tonnes.0 1.7 1.1 7.08 0. Hydrocarbon ("HC") and Nitrogen Oxides ("NOx") shall not exceed the following standards: Mass ofCarbon Monoxide (CO) Grammes per kWh Mass of Hydrocarbons (HC) Grammes per kWh Mass ofNitrogen PM Oxides Grammes per kWh Grammes per kWh 4.0 1.0 0.0 1. Fuel Sulphur Level (ppm) 500 350 .25 0. Diesel Sulphur limits and vehicle Emission Standards.17 1. in addition to paragraph 1.12 0.2 .duty diesel engine for a vehicle with a Gross VehicJe Weight ("GVW") ofover 3.500 500 2011 rm<1305 2015 rm<1305 Max. For a diesel engine with a Gross Vehicle Weight of not exceeding 3.2011 2015 rm>1760 rm>1760 2. the exhaust emission of the gaseous pollutant of Carbon Monoxide ("CO"). In addition to paragraph I.15 3. the emission of the gaseous pollutant of Carbon Monoxide and the combination of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen Oxides shall not exceed the following standards: Reference Mass (rm) (kg) CO (g/km) PM (g/km) Combined Emission of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen Oxides (HC + NO x) (g/km) (Class I ) < 1305 (Class II ) 1305 < rm<1760 (Class m) 1760<rm 1. for a heavy.5 0.5 tonnes. Heavy Duty • > Light Duty Year " Vehicle ' Max: Fuel Year Standards Sulphur Level (ppm) 1.

.08 Source: National Automotive Council (NAC).500kg. the emission of the gaseous"PQllutant of Carbon Monoxide.0 0.8631 4.. 1. Monoxide (CO) Grammes per kWh Masso/ Hydrocarbons (HC: Grammes per kWh" : Mass 0/ Nitrogen PM Oxides qrammes per kWh :GrammesperkWIl " . the combination of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen Oxides and participate matter shall not exceed the following standards: Mass 0/ Carbo. gross vehicle weight of not exceeding 2. For a diesel engine with.7 - 0.

the combination of Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen Oxides and participate matter shall not exceed the following standards: Mass ofCarbo.. " .08 Source: National Automotive Council (NAC).8631 4.500kg. For a diesel engine witlJ gross vehicle weight of not exceeding 2. .7 - 0. Monoxide (CO) Grammes per kWh Mass of Mass ofNitrogen PM lIydnocarbons(lI£:: Oxides qrammes per kWh Grammes per'kWh' 'Grammes per kWh . the emission of the gas~(Jus"PQlIutant of Carbon Monoxide.0 0. 1.

86 3. the emission of gaseous pollutants of Carbon Monoxide.0 HC = 1.95 om 0.Massof Mass oj Carbon Monexjde(CO) Hydmcarbons( HC) (HC)Grammes Grammesper per kWH kWH Mass 'of Oxides Mass of Particulates of Nitrogen(NOx) (PM) Grammes per perkWH Grammes perkWH 5.80 0.66 2.13 2. Hydrocarbons.. must not exceed the (ollowing standards: ..5 tonnes. HC = 7. 1.5 tonnes. Heavy Duty (HD) Diesel Engines. the emission of gaseous pollutants of Carbon Monoxide. ~ L.1 4. Oxides of Nitrogen and Particulates. For a diesel engine having a total mass not exceeding 3.0 I 0. For a diesel' engine having a total mass exceeding 3. the combination of Hydrocarbons and Oxides of Nitrogen and Particulates shall not exceed the following standards: Reference Mass (rm) (kg) CO (g/km) PM (g/km) NO x Combined Emission of (g/km) Hydrocarbons and Nitrogen Oxides (HC + NO x) (g/kmJ (Class I) <1305 (Class II) <1305 < nn<=1760 (Class III) 1760<nn 0.78 0.100.72 0.0 . 4.56 0.64 0.25 7. Large Goods Vehicles 1.1 0.B632 SCHEDULE VIII 2015 Regulation 17 (2) EMISSION STANDARD OF POLbY1ANTS FOR NEW MODELS OF DIESEL ENGINES ON OR AFTER 1sT JANUARY. .05 05 0.65 0.10 0.1 Source: National Automotive Council (NAC).0 0.

....................... ..•.........•...•••......•••.. : .................................•........ (13) Serial No..................... ...............•..... and has been issued a certificate of fitness with a record of the date to indicate that as a result of those tests and calibration.•..•........•......... (5) MakeI'Model: ..••••...............•.....•.....••....•........ HSU HSU HSU (12) Meter used: (equipment) .. the smoke meter was found to be in good working order....... ... : .....•........ It ihall have undergone tests and calibration.................•.......•........•.... The smoke meter shall have tNien regularly serviCed and maintained in accordance with the manufaCtu~'s instnac:tions......... :.....................................•.•.......••••••• Mean: .. The f~ acceleration test shall be carried out with a smoke meter which shall be capable of indicating the full range ofsmoke density during the accelerating and decelerating cycle.•..........•......•..•....••........•.•. not more than 12 months before its use.. (3) Engine Numbe'r ..........•....................................••..•.•..........••...•....•........ (6) Vehicle Type : •••••••••••.......••••...•..................•.......••..................................... ..........••••. (7) Date of Test : ................•. (14) Certificate of Fitness No : ........••..............••.....................•.........••••.................•. SCHEDULE X Regulation 23 (2) MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSION TEST CERTIFICATE FOR SMOKE EMISSION (I) Serial No........ (11) RECORD OF EMISSION TEST : I lsi: ..•........•.. 2nd: ...•..••............... (10) Place of Test : ..•••••..•..................................••................••••................. 2.. (2) Motor Vehicle Relistflltion No.•.......... ..•.............•• (8) Expiry Date......•...................•........•........ .........•••...........••..••••••••.......•............••.........•..........•..•• (4) Chassis umber .................•......••........••......I'" ScHEDULE J---' IX Regulation 23(2) FREE Aa:ELiitATION TEST 1.....•.................... (9) Time of Test :••......................•.•••••••...••••....••..................•..........•...........•............••••••••........ ... by a competent authority appointed by the Agency.....•.................•.....

...... ............................ ...4............ Ipueda"d Sigp~ by·:............ Vehicle Registration No :. ' ' ....... :...... ...~ ......~...... :.......: o(J~ddress) : ................HSU "'hich ·exceeds I does not exceed the smoke limit of................................ ::. MakeIModel' : .............. .......... • ... ... ............. .......................... Date' of Test : ....... ::j........................... SCHEDUJ. To whom issued :-OwnerlDriver (~ignature)' ...... .................................. :........................ Date last calibrated: (equipment) ........................... :." ......::.................... ....... ................................ :.......... ....... ~... .. . .......... Expiry Date :......... Name of' Officer :' ..... ...:.....'...... Driving Licence No -i' .......... HSV permitted under regulation 22 (l) of the ~Qtional......... .. ..................................................... Meter used (equipment) ............................................................................ :.......... ~.....: ...... ........ ... .................. ............~:................................................'...... . - (15) I certify that the above-mentioned motor vehicle has been tested for smoke emission capability and found to emit a smoke density of ..................... ' .....................:........Delete where.................... Expiry Date...........................:~-....~ .........FOR DIESEL ENGINE IN USE (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (II) (12) Serial No: .......... .................. :.... .................... .... '"......................E " XI Regulation 19(4) MOTOR VEHICLES EMISSION TEST CERTIFICATE........... ~ ......-............... ........ ChaSsis Number : ............ (i 6) TeSt Certificate Issued to: ... ~ . • • • • R "...... ...... Designation : ............................................................ Vehicle 'fype : ......... ...................... .......... • .................. TIme of Test :......:........................:·......... :....... RECORD OF GASEOUS TEST: .. :~-..........................ih'applicable........ ....~ '..... :...................................... ' Engine Number :.............environmelltal(Contf()1 ofVehicular Emission from Petrol and Diesel Engines) Regulations 2010....................................................... ............/............. :............................ :. ................... ~..'........... ....Name ~fOwnerlDri~er of motor vehicle : ..........

..... ..................... ···"""·t·..... . ........ which "'exceeds! does not exceed the permissible limit........................ ....... MRJOHNODEY Honourable Minister......... ............. ........ ............. .. To whom issued: Ownerl Driver (signature) : ...... which "'exceeds! does not exceed the permissible limit..... ........... Name of Officer : . Identity Card No : ................ glkm..... (Date) . of (address) :.......................... ........................... glkm I certify that the above-mentioned motor vehicle haS been tested for its gaseous emissions and found to emit: (i) Carbon Monoxide of......... ....... .... (ii) Hydrocarbon of......... Issued and Signed by : ................ . ............................ ··...... ........ '"..... ..................) Carbon Monoxide (ii) Hydrocarbon (iii) Particulate Matter .............. .. ................................... . : ........................... . .... ............................. : ....... ·........... '....................·... ....8635 (................. ...... (13) TEST CERTIFICATE ISSUED 10 : Name of OwnerlDriver of motor vehicle: ......................... 20 II............ ................................... Federal Ministry of Environment ........ ... (iii) Particulate Matter of ........................... ..Delete where applicable..................... .................................. .... ··.................. Designation : ..... glkm.. glkm : ............ MADE at Abuja this 28th day of April... Driving Licence No....."<' - 'O'O . glkm...... ..................glkm which "'exceeds!does not exceed the permissible limit............................ ............................. ·............... .... ··...............