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Order No. 1182 on sustainability of biofuels and bioliquids used for activities covered by the Act on CO2 quotas.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
The Order sets rules on the sustainability of gas emissions from the use of biofuels and bioliquids. The use of biofuel or liquid biofuel in a calendar year shall comply with sustainability standards as follows: savings in greenhouse gas emissions from the use of biofuels and bioliquids must be at least equivalent to 35%, to at least 50% (from 1 January 2017) and to 60% from 1 January 2018 for greenhouse gas emissions from biofuels and bioliquids produced in installations used on 1 January 2017 or thereafter.
The Order consists of 5 Chapters: Scope, definitions (1); Sustainability criteria (2); Monitoring of compliance with sustainability criteria (3); Penalty (4); Entry into force (5).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Order enters into force on 1 January 2013. For bio-fuels and bio-liquids produced by installations in operation the 23rd of January 2008 (article 4, section 1) shall apply only from 1 April 2013.
Notes
ImplementingCommission Regulation (EU) No. 600/2012 of 21 June 2012 on the verification of greenhouse gas emission reports and tonne-kilometre reports and the accreditation of verifiers pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council Text with EEA relevance.Commission Regulation (EU) No. 601/2012 of 21 June 2012 on the monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council Text with EEA relevance.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Bekendtg relse om b redygtighed m.v. af biobr ndstoffer og flydende biobr ndsler, som anvendes til aktiviteter omfattet af lov om CO2-kvoter.