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Emission Trade Ordinance 2020.

Type of law

The present Ordinance implements the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trade Act of 21 July 2011 (BGBl. I p. 1475). The purpose of the Ordinance is to transpose into national legislation the Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources of 23 April 2009. In particular, the Ordinance lays down provisions relating to the auction of greenhouse gas emission allowances. The text consists of 14 articles divided into 5 Parts as follows: General provisions (1); Reporting emissions (2); Exchange of emission credits (3); Certification of testing authorities (4); Transitional and final provisions (5).
Long title of text
Ordinance implementing the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trade Act in the period 2013-2020.
Date of text
Serial Imprint
Bundesgesetzblatt, Part I, No. 51, 28 August 2013, pp. 3295-3298.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Verordnung zur Durchführung des Treibhausgas-Emissionshandelsgesetzes in der Handelsperiode 2013 bis 2020 (Emissionshandelsverordnung 2020 - EHV 2020).