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Regulation on sustainability criteria for biofuels.

Country/Territory
Czechia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Collection of Laws No. 351/2012
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Energy
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Emissions Ozone layer Energy conservation/energy production Bioenergy Biofuel Renewable energy
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on 1 November 2012.
Abstract

This Regulation of the Government, which is composed of 10 articles and three Annexes, implements the relevant European Union regulations and lays down sustainability criteria for biofuels, requirements for quality system and system of mass balance. Biofuels meet sustainability criteria, if: (a) show savings of greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with art. 3; (b) biomass used for their production meets requirements set out in art. 4-7; (c) biomass used to produce biofuel was grown in accordance with requirements and standards specified in art. 6 of Council Regulation (EC) No. 73/2009 establishing common rules for direct support schemes for farmers under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers, amending Regulations (EC) No. 1290/2005, (EC) No. 247/2006, (EC) No. 378/2007 and repealing Regulation (EC) No. 1782/2003. Biofuels made ??from waste or residues that come from agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries or forestry, meet sustainability criteria if they show savings of greenhouse gas emissions according to art. 3.

Full text
Czech
Website
www.zakonyprolidi.cz

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

Council Regulation (EC) No. 73/2009 establishing common rules for direct support schemes for farmers under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers, amending Regulations (EC) No. 1290/2005, (EC) No. 247/2006, (EC) No. 378/2007 and repealing Regulation (EC) No. 1782/2003.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Agricultural development, Financial agricultural measures, Subsidy/incentive, Special fund

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/30/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC as regards the specification of petrol, diesel and gas-oil and introducing a mechanism to monitor and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and amending Council Directive 1999/32/EC as regards the specification of fuel used by inland waterway vessels and repealing Directive 93/12/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Ozone layer, Bioenergy, Biofuel, Renewable energy

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Air Protection Act No. 201/2012.

Legislation | Czechia | 2012 (2023)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Emissions, Hazardous substances, Monitoring, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Regulation on sustainability criteria for biofuels and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from fuels.

Legislation | Czechia | 2018

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Ozone layer, Energy conservation/energy production, Bioenergy, Biofuel, Renewable energy

Source: FAO, FAOLEX