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Executive Order on the Continuation of the Liberia Rural and Renewable Energy Agency and the Rural Energy Fund (No. 37 of 2012).

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Source

Abstract
This Orders reinstates the Liberia Rural and Renewable Energy Agency and the Rural Energy Fund established by Executive Order 23 of 2010, and makes statements regarding a the National Energy Policy and a long-term energy strategy that contributes to meeting its responsibilities under United Nation Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its Protocols. The Government will ensure that the utilization of biomass and other renewable resources for energy do not contribute to deforestation or to food insecurity and will focus on the use of locally available renewable energies in the rural areas of Liberia. The Agency is created to facilitate and accelerate the economic transformation of rural Liberia by promoting the commercial development and supply of modern energy services to rural areas with an emphasis on locally available renewable resources. The Agency shall have an operational role under the oversight of an Energy Regulatory Board which shall also be established under Executive Order. The Ministry of Lands, Mines, and Energy retains policy oversight over the Agency.
Date of text
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No