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Electricity Supply Act (No. 151 of 2003).

Type of law
Date of original text

The purpose of this Act is to ensure that the country's electricity supply is organized and implemented in accordance with the interests of security, economic, environment and consumer protection. The Act applies to the production, transport, trade and supply of electricity through planning of projects and initiatives. It does not include activities regulated by Act no. 292 of 10 June 1981 on certain marine installations. Energy production may include incineration of waste, energy production on sea (wind turbines etc.) in the EEZ, renewable energy such as biogas, biomass, solar and wave energy, hydroelectricity.
The Act consists of 15 Chapters: Introductory provisions (1); Electricity consumers' position (2); Electricity (3); Powerline (4); Business responsible for the system (5); Supply companies (6); General provisions related to appropriations (8); Environmentally-friendly power production (9); Penalties (13); Appeals, Energy Appeal Board (14); Entry into force, repeals (15).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 January 2003.
Act No. 571 of 4 July 1997 shall be partly amended, in particular article 10 (section 6) and article 17 (sect. 6). First In 10 paragraph. 6 and 17 paragraph. 6, the words' Electricity Price Committee "to:" DERA ". Second In 10 paragraph. 6 and 17 paragraph. 6, the two places ' 10 b' to ' 37'.The Act does not apply to greenland nor the Faroe Islands.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse af lov om elforsyning.