Year:2006 (last amended 2016)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2006 (last amended 2016)
Date Amended:

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

Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:
Policy Sector:Framework Policy, Transport
Agency:The Ministry of Economy
Legal References:The Act on biocomponents and liquid biofuels of 25 August 2006 (Dz.U.2006.169.1199)

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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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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