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Law of Georgia on Energy and Water Supply (No. 5646-RS of 2019)

Country/Territory
Georgia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2019
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Energy, Water
Keyword
Energy conservation/energy production Basic legislation Framework law Enforcement/compliance Transport/storage Natural gas Institution Business/industry/corporations Authorization/permit Water supply Governance Waterworks
Geographical area
Asia, Black Sea, Eastern Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, Western Asia
Entry into force notes
Certain parts of the Law enter into force from 2020, 2021 and 2025.
Abstract

This Law creates a general legislative framework for the production, transit, distribution, supply and trade in the area of electricity, and transit, distribution, supply, storage and trade in the area of natural gas in order to support a creation, opening, developing and integrating of transparent and competitive electricity and natural gas markets. This Law also regulates water supply and creates a general legislative framework for the legal relations in connection with water supply. The Law consists of 41 chapters: Scope of application, purpose and objectives of the Law (I); Definitions (II); Regulation of energy-related activities (III); Organization of energy-related activities (IV); Authorization of energy-related and water supply-related activities (V); Status and activities of the regulatory Commission (VI); Objectives, duties and regulatory authority of the Commission (VII); Electricity production (VIII); Natural gas production (IX); Status and name of the transmission system operator (X); Separation of the transmission system operator (XI); Certification of the transmission system operator (XII); Transmission system operator (XIII); Operation and management of electricity transmission system (XIV); Operation and management of natural gas transmission system (XV); Status, authorization and separation of an operator of a distribution system (XVI); Functions of an operator of a distribution system (XVII); Operation and management of a distribution system (XVIII); Authorization and separation of an operator of a natural gas storage system (XIX); Functions of an operator of a natural gas storage system (XX); Operation and management of a natural gas storage system (XXI); Authorization and functions of an operator of a liquified natural gas system (XXII); Operation and management of equipment for liquified natural gas (XXIII); Compatibility of systems (XXIV); New infrastructure (XXV); Organizion of the supply (XXVI); Supplying in a form of a public service (XXVII); Status and protection of end users (XXVIII); Opening and functioning of the electricity market (XXIX); Organization of the electricity market (XXX); Organization of the natural gas market (XXXI); Protection of safety in electricity and natural gas supply (XXXII); Safety in supplying electricity (XXXIII); Safety in supplying natural gas (XXXIV); Organization and regulation of water supply (XXXV); Separation and access to reports (XXXVI); Providing information and confidentiality (XXXVII); Administrative penalty (XXXVIII); Dispute resolution and appealing a decision of the Commission (XXXIX); Transitional provisions (XL); and Final provisions (XLI).

Full text
Georgian
Website
matsne.gov.ge

References - Legislation

Repeals

Law of Georgia on Electricity and Natural Gas (No. 816-IIS of 1997)

Legislation | Georgia | 1997

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Hydropower generation, Natural gas, Authorization/permit, Institution, Business/industry/corporations, Internal trade, International trade, Royalties/fees, Renewable energy, Water charges, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Resolution No. 22 of 2020 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Licensing Rules and Rules on Notification about Energy Sector Activities

Legislation | Georgia | 2020

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Internal trade, Natural gas, Authorization/permit, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 682 of 2020 of Georgian Government on Plan of Separation of Electricity Transmission System Operator of Georgia

Legislation | Georgia | 2020

Keyword: Business/industry/corporations, Energy conservation/energy production, Governance, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 447 of 2021 of Georgian Government on Model Concept of Natural Gas Market

Legislation | Georgia | 2021

Keyword: Business/industry/corporations, Internal trade, Natural gas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 7 of 2021 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Rules for Monitoring and Accounting of Energy Market

Legislation | Georgia | 2021

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Internal trade, Monitoring, Natural gas, Research, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 36 of 2021 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Rules for Assessing Investments

Legislation | Georgia | 2021

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Governance, Natural gas, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 20 of 2021 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Quality Service Rules

Legislation | Georgia | 2021

Keyword: Consumer protection, Natural gas, Standards, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 534 of 2021 of Georgian Government on Measures to Support Vulnerable Users as Provided for under Law of Georgia on Energy and Water Supply

Legislation | Georgia | 2021

Keyword: Subsidy/incentive, Institution, Social protection, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 39 of 2020 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Rules for Separation of Distribution System Operator

Legislation | Georgia | 2020

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Governance, Business/industry/corporations, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 11 of 2021 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Normative Losses of Natural Gas in Natural Gas Distribution Network

Legislation | Georgia | 2021

Keyword: Internal trade, Natural gas, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 63 of 2020 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Rules for Determining, Calculating and Payment of Regulatory Fees

Legislation | Georgia | 2020

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Royalties/fees, Natural gas, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 79 of 2020 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Charter of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia

Legislation | Georgia | 2020

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Governance, Institution, Natural gas, Procedural matters, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 4 of 2021 of National Regulatory Commission of Energy and Water Supply of Georgia on Procedure for Calculating Normative Losses in Distribution Network of Natural Gas

Legislation | Georgia | 2021

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Natural gas, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution No. 129 of 2021 of Georgian Government on Separation Plan of Natural Gas Transmission System Operator

Legislation | Georgia | 2021

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Governance, Natural gas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX