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Act No LX of 2007 providing the framework for the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and of the Kyoto Protocol.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007 (2014)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere
Keyword
Access-to-information Air quality/air pollution Climate change Data collection/reporting Pollution control
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 27 July 2007. The last consolidated version of the Act entered into force on 15 January 2015.
Abstract

This Act applies to natural and legal entities operating in the field of reduction and/or absorption of greenhouse gas emissions. In accordance with Article 3, the National Assembly adopts the National Climate Change Strategy for the period of 2008-2025, for the first time, in compliance with international commitments. The National Assembly adopts also a National Climate Change Program for every two-year period. The minister in charge of energy policy prepares the National Emissions Inventory and he establishes and operates the National Registry System as well. Article 5 provides for the national emission trading registry which is kept by the environmental protection authority and its data is publicly accessible. The national reporting is to be fulfilled by the minister in compliance with EU regulations and international commitments. Articles 8-10 provide rules for the creation, termination and management of carbon units under the Kyoto Protocol. Articles 11-13/E concern the participation of Hungary in the international flexibility mechanisms.

Full text
Hungarian
Website
njt.hu

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2003 (2023)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Climate change, Emissions, Authorization/permit, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Environmental standards, Emissions trading, Capacity building, Financing, Renewable energy, Research, Standards, Protection of environment, Afforestation/reforestation, Forest management/forest conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decision No. 280/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning a mechanism for monitoring Community greenhouse gas emissions and for implementing the Kyoto Protocol.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Ozone layer, Environmental planning, Data collection/reporting, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2004/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community, in respect of the Kyoto Protocol's project mechanisms.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Emissions, Access-to-information, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Governmental Decree No. 345 of 2009 (XII.30.)concerning the data reporting on greenhouse gas emissions.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2013)

Keyword: Climate change, Data collection/reporting, Emissions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 323 of 2007 (XII. 11.) Korm. of the Government on certain rules of implementation of Act No LX of 2007 providing the framework for the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and of the Kyoto Protocol

Legislation | Hungary | 2007 (2013)

Keyword: Climate change, Emissions trading, Emissions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 94 of 2014 (III. 21.)cvKorm. of the Government laying down detailed rules of operation of the National Adaptation Geoinformatic System.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014

Keyword: Climate change, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 278 of 2014 (XI. 14.) Korm. of the Government on the content and the method of preparation of the report related to greenhouse gas emissions, as well as to climate change, on the rules of data reporting and the fine payable in case of infringement of the data reporting obligation.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014 (2015)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Data collection/reporting, Emissions, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning, Access-to-information, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 15 of 2015 (II. 10.) Korm. of the Government concerning activities related to substances that deplete the ozone layer and to fluorinated greenhouse gases.

Legislation | Hungary | 2015 (2015)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Data collection/reporting, Governance, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, International trade, Offences/penalties, Polluter pays principle, Ozone layer, Climate change, Pollution control, Recycling/reuse, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX