Oil tank rules

We are buying a house which has a cuve fioul (oil tank) that we do not want but will have to use until we can get rid of it and change to another fuel... are there any rules about this? B.L.

It is forbidden to keep any heating oil tank that is not being used and any empty or unused tanks must be emptied and ‘neutralised’.

When in use, tanks must be cleaned every 10 years to ...

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