Country:Poland
Year:2006 (last amended 2016)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2006 (last amended 2016)
Date Amended:

2007; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2014; 2015; 2016

Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Sector:Framework Policy, Transport
Climate Change Policy Targets:Transport, Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:The Ministry of Economy
URL:http://isap.sejm.gov.pl/DetailsServlet?id=WDU20061691199
Legal References:The Act on biocomponents and liquid biofuels of 25 August 2006 (Dz.U.2006.169.1199)
Renewable Energy Description:

The Act on biocomponents and liquid biofuels of 25 August 2006 stipulates the rules for the economic activity in the production of biocomponents and the marketing of biocomponents and liquid biofuels.

Main provisions of the Act :

  • Regulates the terms and conditions for manufacturers of biocomponents and producers of biofuels (the activity requires the registration by the Agricultural Market Agency);
  • Grants authorization for regulations issueing and their implementation (including quality control checks of biofuels placed on the market);
  • Introduces National Indicative Target (NIT);
  • Implements the Directive 2009/29/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources.

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Climate Change Description:

The obligation to ensure a specific share of bio-components on the transport fuel market was imposed on entrepreneurs carrying out economic activities in the scope of the production, import or intra-Community purchase of liquid fuels or liquid biofuels which they sell or use for their own needs. The Act introduces solutions enabling the mobilisation of financial resources for supporting the production of bio-components and liquid biofuels. The proceeds from pecuniary penalties imposed pursuant to this Act are the revenues of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management, which define the minimum level of the long-term commitment of this Fund to allocate resources for supporting activities to produce bio-components and liquid biofuels or other renewable fuels and for promoting their use. 

Amended:

The act was amended several times but the essential amendement took place in 2014. It aimed at adjusting the provisions of the Act to the regulations of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED).

Amended:

The act was amended several times but the essential amendement took place in 2014. It aimed at adjusting the provisions of the Act to the regulations of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED).

Related policies:Directive 2009/28/EC on the Promotion of Electricity Produced from Renewable Energy Sources , Long-term Programme for Promotion of Biofuels or Other Renewable Fuels for 2008-2014 , Biofuels targets 2008-2013 , Regulation on funding of activities related to the production of biocomponents, liquid biofuels or other renewable fuels and their usage in transport

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