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Act on trading greenhouse gas emission privileges.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Journal of Laws 2011 No. 122 Pos. 695
Subject
Air & atmosphere
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Ozone layer Climate change Emissions Authorization/permit Policy/planning Monitoring Data collection/reporting Environmental standards Standards Protection of environment
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 21 June 2011.
Abstract

The Act establishes principles of functioning of the trading greenhouse gas emission privileges system. The aim of the system is to limit emissions in a more profitable and economically effective way. The system applies to greenhouse gas emissions from installations included in the system and to aircrafts. This Act is composed of the following Sections: General provisions (Sec. 1); Administration of the system (Sec. 2); Allocation of emission privileges (Sec. 3); Granting emission privileges to operators of aircrafts and operators of installations (Sec. 4); Auctions of emission privileges (Sec. 5); Permissions (Sec. 6); Detailed principles of issuing permissions to entities preparing installation which will produce electrical energy (Sec. 7); Monitoring and accounting of emission accounts (Sec. 8); Group of installations included in the system (Sec. 9); Utilization of emission reduction units (Sec. 10); Penalties (Sec. 11); Changes in valid provisions (Sec. 12); Transitional and final provisions (Sec. 13).

Full text
Polish
Website
isap.sejm.gov.pl

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2009/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to improve and extend the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme of the Community.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Climate change, Ozone layer, Authorization/permit, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to include aviation activities in the scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

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

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

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

Repeals

Act on trading greenhouse gas emission privileges.

Legislation | Poland | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Monitoring, Ozone layer, Institution, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation on information required for preparation of the national allocation plan for emission allowances.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing quota of emission allowance which can be granted to installations included in the scheme for greenhouse gases emission trading.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on trading greenhouse gas emission allowances.

Legislation | Poland | 2015 (2022)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Climate change, Emissions, Authorization/permit, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Act on trading greenhouse gas emission allowances.

Legislation | Poland | 2015 (2022)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Climate change, Emissions, Authorization/permit, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX