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Act on CO2 quotas (No. 1095 of 2012).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Emissions trading Monitoring Data collection/reporting Authorization/permit Climate change Air quality/air pollution Emissions Environmental standards Pollution control Standards Protection of environment Hazardous substances
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 January 2013. Articles 5 and 31 (compliance to installations’ activities monitored by the Minister of Climate and Energy; investigation by the Board of Energy on appeals against decisions made by the Minister of Climate and Energy, and the final administrative decisions issued under this Act) shall enter into force after publication on the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Act aims to promote the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and other greenhouse gas emissions in a cost-effective and economically efficient manner, and through a system of tradable allowances and credits for the establishment of stationary installations on land and water territories, as well as to the exclusive economic. The Act includes guidelines for the authorized quota of carbon dioxide emissions from flight operators departing from or arriving at an airport in a Member State. Registration of such emissions shall ensure the monitoring of pollution control activities which are in adherence to the Kyoto Protocol and EU regulations.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Bioenergy, Biofuel, Renewable energy, Basic legislation, EIA, Climate change, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 600/2012 on the verification of greenhouse gas emission reports and tonne-kilometre reports and the accreditation of verifiers pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Climate change, Emissions, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1031/2010 on the timing, administration and other aspects of auctioning of greenhouse gas emission allowances pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowances trading within the Community.

Legislation | European Union | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Climate change, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Heat Supply Act (No. 2068 of 2021).

Legislation | Denmark | 1990 (2021)

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Renewable energy, Hydropower generation, Internal trade, Natural gas, Authorization/permit, Bioenergy

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on carbon dioxide taxation on certain energy resources (No. 1353 of 2020).

Legislation | Denmark | 1991 (2020)

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Natural gas, Oil, Coal, Bioenergy, Tax/levy, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Act on CO2 quotas (No. 1222 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Basic legislation, Data collection/reporting, Environmental audit, Climate change, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order on EU CO2 Emission Trading Registry and the Danish Kyoto Register.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions trading, Ozone layer, Pollution control, Environmental standards, Emissions, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1238 on implementation of certain Commission decisions relating to activities covered by the Act on CO2 quotas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Enforcement/compliance, Emissions, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1182 on sustainability of biofuels and bioliquids used for activities covered by the Act on CO2 quotas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Biofuel, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Climate change, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 95 of 2015 on EU CO2 Emission Trading Registry and the Danish Kyoto register.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Emissions trading, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Royalties/fees, Offences/penalties, Emissions, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1570 on CO2 emission allowance.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Emissions, Biofuel, Air quality/air pollution, Pollution control, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1571 on implementation of certain Commission decisions relating to matters covered by Act on CO2 quotas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Enforcement/compliance, Emissions, Air quality/air pollution, Pollution control, Energy conservation/energy production, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX