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Law on the use of renewable energy sources and efficient cogeneration.

Type of law

This Law defines the rules and provisions aimed to implement the renewable energy sources use and application, and efficient cogeneration principles on the territory of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The primary objectives of this Law are: to promote the use of renewable energy sources and efficient cogeneration; to define the binding targets in final energy consumption; to define the necessary technological issues and requirements; to explore the potential of renewable energy; to offer the incentives for the production of electricity and heat from sustainable sources; to implement the use of renewable energy in transport and other activities; to establish and develop the public information system; and to improve the general level of knowledge/awareness.
This Law further implements the respect and application of various practices/standards also prescribed by several international treaties (such as Framework Convention on Climate Change of the United Nations, the Kyoto Protocol, the Treaty establishing the Energy Community of South East Europe).
The Law is divided into XIII Chapters and 40 articles, including offences and related penalties.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force eight days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Zakon o kori tenju obnovljivih izvora energije i efikasne kogeneracije.