|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Regulatory Instruments|
|Policy Target:||Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Geothermal, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable|
|Penalty:||There are two levels of penalties: administrative and criminal. Minor breaches may result in administrative sanctions, such as warning letters and temporary suspension of activities or revocation of a license. More serious breaches may result in criminal sanctions, including prison sentences (up to seven years) and/or fines (up to US $7 million). Serious offences could include conducting geothermal activities outside the allowed working area, or without a license, and hindering geothermal activities.|
The New Geothermal Law (No. 21 of 2014) - was recently issued to replace Law No. 27 of 2003 on Geothermal ("Old Geothermal Law").
The New Law relaxes the old legal and regulatory framework. The main changes introduced by the New Law include:
|This record supersedes:||Old Geothermal Law (No. 27/2003)|
Last modified: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:45:50 CET