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Energy Industry Act.

Type of law

The present Act is contained in article 1 of the Second Act of 7 Jul 2005 (BGBl. I 1970) on the re-organization of the energy industry. In particular, its aim is the safe, efficient and non-polluting supply of the public with electricity and gas. The text consists of 118 articles divided into 10 Parts as follows: General provisions (1); Use of information (2); Regulation of the net (3); Supply of energy to consumers (4); Planning (5); Safety and reliability of energy supply (6); Competent authorities (7); Proceedings (8); Other provisions (9); Evaluation, final provisions (10).
Moreover, the above-mentioned Act on the re-organization of the enrgy industry repeals various Acts and Ordinance concerning the energy sector.
Long title of text
Act on the supply of electricity and gas.
Date of text
The present Act repeals the Act of 24 April 1998 (BGBl. I p. 730) on the same subject.
Serial Imprint
Bundesgesetzblatt, Part I, No. 42, 12 July 2005, pp. 1970-2018.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Gesetz über die Elektrizitäs- und Gasversorgung (Energiewirtschaftsgesetz – EnWG).
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