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Energinet Denmark Act (No. 1384 of 2004).

Type of law

The Minister of Climate and Energy sets rules to implement international conventions on matters regarding environment conservation in the territorial sea of the exclusive economic zone. For this purpose, the Minister establishes and delegates to the independent institution Energinet Denmark (, administrative power and responsibility to ensure efficiency of electricity and gas infrastructure development. shall lay out a comprehensive planning for gas distribution and storage systems by administering cooperation agreements with pipeline enterprises. This Act applies to land and offshore territories in the exclusive economic zone of the Danish continental shelf.
The Act consists of 11 Chapters: Introductory provisions (1); Development of transmission (2); Minister's powers (3); Management and Stakeholder Forum (4); Finance and accounting (5); Review and registration (6); Publicity (7); Supervision and appeals (8); Liability and penalties (9); Entry into force (10); Amendment rules (11).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Minister of Economic and Business Affairs shall determine the date of entry into force of this Act.
This Act is not applicable to Greenland nor to the Faroe Islands.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Lov om Energinet Danmark.