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Energy Act.

Country/Territory
Estonia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997 (2002)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Energy
Keyword
Basic legislation Energy conservation/energy production Hydropower generation
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Entry into force from 1 January 1998.
Abstract

This Act regulates the fuel and energy markets and state supervision over the fuel and energy sector. This Act regulates the fuel and energy markets and state supervision over the fuel and energy sector. This Act does not apply to pressure and lifting equipment used in the fuel and energy sector. Such pressure and lifting equipment shall be regulated by a separate Act. The document consists of 9 Chapters that contain 42 Paragraphs. Chapter 1 lays down the general provisions. Chapter 2 regards general organization of fuel and energy sector. Chapter 3 deals with fuel and energy sector. Chapter 4 deals with power networks. Chapter 5 concerns state supervision. Chapter 6 establishes special rules. Chapter 7 establishes liability. Chapter 8 regards amendment of other legislation. Chapter 9 regards implementation of the Act.

Full text
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References - Legislation

Repealed by

Electricity Market Act (2003)

Legislation | Estonia | 2003 (2019)

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Hydropower generation, Contract/agreement, Internal trade, International trade, Business/industry/corporations, Consumer protection, Public health, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Liability/compensation, Environmental standards, Enforcement/compliance, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX