Change Of The Climate Protection Law And Of The Emission Certificate Act Of 2011

Original Language Title: Änderung des Klimaschutzgesetzes und des Emissionszertifikategesetzes 2011

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128. Federal law, which changes the Climate Protection Act and the Emissions Trading Act 2011

The National Council has decided:

Article 1

Amendment of the Climate Protection Act

Federal law on the observance of maximum levels of greenhouse gas emissions and the development of effective measures for climate protection (Climate Protection Act-KSG), BGBl. I n ° 106/2011 in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I No 94/2013, shall be amended as follows:

1. The text of § 10 shall become the sales designation "(1)" , the following paragraph 2 is added:

" (2) Article 1 of the Federal Law BGBl. I No 128/2015 shall enter into force at the end of the day of the event. "

2. The heading of Appendix 1 is:

" Maximum levels of greenhouse gas emissions by sector

for the commitment period 2008 to 2012

in millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent

(calculated according to the revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines)

for national greenhouse gas inventories) "

3. Appendix 2 is:

" Appendix 2

Annual maximum amounts of greenhouse gas emissions by sector

for the commitment period 2013 to 2020

in millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent

(calculated according to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines)

for national greenhouse gas inventories)

Sector

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Waste management

CRF sectors 1A1a-other fuels; and 6

3.1

3.0

3.0

2.9

2.9

2.8

2.8

2.7

Energy and Industry (non-emissions trading)

CRF sectors 1A1 (minus 1A1a-other fuels), 1A2, 1A3e, 1B, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2G and 3

7.0

6.9

6.9

6.8

6.7

6.6

6.6

6.5

Fluorinated gases

CRF sectors 2E and 2F

2.2

2.2

2.2

2.2

2.1

2.1

2.1

2.1

Buildings

CRF Sectors 1A4a and 1A4b

10.0

9.7

9.4

9.1

8.8

8.5

8.2

7.9

Agriculture

CRF sectors 1A4c and 4

8.0

8.0

8.0

7.9

7.9

7.9

7.9

7.9

Transport

CRF sectors 1A3a (minus CO 2 ), 1A3b, 1A3c, 1A3d and 1A5

22.3

22.3

22.2

22.1

22.0

21.9

21.8

21.7

Total

52.6

52.1

51.5

51.0

50.4

49.9

49.4

48,8

"

Article 2

Amendment of the Emissions Trading Act 2011

The federal law on a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading (emission certificate law 2011-EZG 2011), BGBl. I No 118/2011, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl I No 107/2015, is amended as follows:

1. In Section 10a (1) (3), the " Art. 14 " by " Art. 15 " replaced.

2. In accordance with § 39, the following § 40 is inserted:

" Taking credit notes

§ 40. (1) Certified emission reductions and emission reduction units for emission reductions until 31 December 2012, which have not been converted in the register in accordance with § 37 Z 1 or are excluded from a conversion, as well as credit notes pursuant to § 37 (2) and (3), the transfer may be transferred to the trading period 2013 to 2020 if they are on an account in the Austrian Kyoto Register on the date of 31 August 2015.

(2) If, on the cut-off date, the quantity of certified emission reductions and emission reduction units on Kyoto accounts of the Republic of Austria and Kyoto accounts of plant holders and persons, the number of 8,594,650 each per type of credit , the credits shall be subject to the accounts of holders of assets and persons of a proportional reduction, so that the maximum quantity shall be complied with. "

(3) The following paragraph 6 is added to § 59:

" (6) Article 2 of the Federal Law BGBl. I No 128/2015 shall enter into force at the end of the day of the event. "

Fischer

Faymann