Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2004
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments>Market-based instruments
Policy Target:
Agency:Danish Energy Agency
Legal References:Law n. 493 of 9 June 2004

The Danish Government adopted its law on CO2 quotas on 9 June 2004, superseding the Act on CO2 Quotas for Electricity Production, which set a ceiling for total CO2 emissions from the electricity sector until 2003.This new law implements the EU emissions trading scheme which starts 1 January 2005. The implementation of the directive in Denmark in the form of the quota law is the cornerstone in the governments climate strategy as of February 2003.

This record supersedes:Act on CO2 Quotas for Electricity Production

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