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Act No. XV of 2005 on greenhouse gas emission allowance trading.

Type of law
Date of original text

The purpose of this Act is to reduce the risk of climate change caused by human activities through the creation of the conditions permitting the participation of Hungary in the scheme of greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the European Community and in international projects. The provisions of this Act must be applied to the activities emitting greenhouse gases listed in Annex 1. These activities must bear an emission authorization issued by the environmental authority. According to Community legislation, this Act comprises also rules regarding the obligations (reporting and monitoring of emissions) of aviation activities.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
The original text of the Act entered into force on the 30th day after its publication: on 25 May 2005. The consolidated version entered into force on 1 January 2012.
The linked text is the unified version of the Act with its implementing Decree.
Publication reference
Magyar K zl ny 54. sz m, 2005. prilis 25.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
2005. vi XV. t rv ny az vegh zhat s g zok kibocs t si egys geinek kereskedelm r l