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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (Registries and Fees etc.) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 2911 of 2011).

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These Regulations amend the Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Scheme Regulations 2005 to give effect to Commission Regulation (EU) No 920/2010 for a standardised and secured system of registries pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC. They also to amend the powers of the Environment Agency, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland to enable them to impose charges by means of charging schemes in respect of various functions in relation to the operation of emissions trading registries, the regulation of aviation activities under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. The Regulations also enable the Environment Agency to making charging schemes in relation to its functions in respect of the approval of project activities established under the Kyoto Protocol or for authorization to participate in such project activities.
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