Posted the: 2012-08-06 Numac: 2012011304 SERVICE PUBLIC FÉDÉRAL ÉCONOMIE, P.M.E., CLASSES averages and energy July 1, 2012. -Interpretative law article 108 § 2, paragraph 2, first and second part of sentence of the Act of January 8, 2012 on amendments to the law of 29 April 1999 on the organisation of the market of electricity and the Act of 12 April 1965 on the transport of gaseous and other products by pipelines (1) ALBERT II, King of the Belgians , A all, present and future, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 78 of the Constitution.
2. article 108 § 2, paragraph 2, first and second part of sentence, of the Act of January 8, 2012, with changes in the electricity market act of 29 April 1999 and the transport of products act of 12 April 1965 gas and other pipelines, amended by the law of March 29, 2012, laying down various provisions is interpreted in the sense : 1 ° April 1, 2012, there may be indexing to the variable price increase energy for the supply of electricity and natural gas beyond the values contained in the tariff sheets for March 2012.
2 ° after April 1, 2012 and, without prejudice to article 108, paragraph 2, subparagraphs 3 and 4 of the aforementioned law of January 8, 2012, until December 31, 2012, at most, variable energy prices can in any case be indexed downward and, where appropriate, after a decrease below the level of prices in April 1, 2012 again on the rise, provided that the resulting indexed energy prices exceed not the initial rate arrested in April 1, 2012, namely as it froze within the meaning of 1 °.
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given to Brussels, July 1, 2012.
ALBERT by the King: the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the economy, consumers and the North Sea, J. VANDE LANOTTE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior and the equal opportunities, Mrs. J. MILQUET on environmental, energy and mobility, Assistant Secretary to the Minister of the Interior and equal opportunities, M. WATHELET Scellé the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) Session 2011/2012 records of the House of representatives: Bill, 53-2195, no. 1. -Report, 53-2195, no. 2.
-Text corrected by the commission 53-2195, no. 3. -Text adopted in plenary meeting and transmitted to the Senate, 53-2195, no. 4.
Full report: June 14, 2012.
The Senate documents: Project not referred by the Senate, 5-1669, no. 1.