Decree On Verification And Reporting Of Co2 Emissions And Tonne-Kilometre Data, Etc.

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om verifikation og rapportering af CO2-udledning og tonkilometerdata m.v.

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Decree on verification and reporting of CO2 emissions and tonne-kilometre data, etc. 1)

Pursuant to section 29, paragraph 5, section 30, paragraph 6, article 35 (a), section 36 (2) and section 37, paragraph 2, of the Act on CO2 quotas, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1222 of 15. October 2010, be determined in accordance with the authorization given pursuant to section 37, paragraph 1: accreditation of verifiers



§ 1. A company can only perform verification activities covered by the quota law, if the company is accredited as a Verifier by the Danish national accreditation body DANAK or by another national accreditation body that is a signatory of the European Confederation for accreditation bodies, EA's multilateral agreement for the area of mutual recognition.

(2). National accreditation bodies that carry out the accreditation of companies for verification referred to in article 6. (1) must inform the DEA about the relationship, which implies that the accreditation body no longer meets the conditions laid down in paragraph 1.

§ 2. Accreditation, see. section 1, for verification of data from production units must be carried out in accordance with the ' DS/EN 45011 on general criteria for certification bodies operating product certification systems ' and ' DANAK's accreditation provision AB 16. Application of DS/EN 45011:1998 by accreditation for carbon verification '.

(2). Accreditation, see. section 1, for verification of data from airline operators must be carried out in accordance with the ' EA 6/03 EA Guidance for recognition of verification bodies under the EU ETS Directive ' and either ' DS/EN 45011 on general criteria for certification bodies operating product certification systems ' or ' DS/ISO 14065 for GHG validation and verification – requirements for bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition '. In addition, accreditation, see. section 1 also happen after ' DANAK's accreditation provision AB 16. Application of DS/EN 45011:1998 by accreditation for carbon verification '.

(3). These technical specifications are promulgated in the Official Gazette, but not promulgated by the relevant technical specifications is for viewing with the Danish Energy Agency.

§ 3. Companies that are accredited as verifiers under section 1, it shall notify it to the DEA. In the notification, please attach documentation for accreditation and identification information for the accredited company.

(2). For information about the verifiers accredited for verification pursuant to section 1, and which areas the accreditation applies, will be published on the website of the Danish Energy Agency.

§ 4. The Verifier must inform the Energy Agency of changes to or cancellation of the company's accredited status and change of the accredited business identification information.

Reporting and verification of carbon emissions and tonne-kilometre data



§ 5. An operator or an air operator whose production unit or aviation activities covered by the quota law, is responsible for annually by 31 December 2006. March to report verified CO2 emissions for the previous year from production units or air activities, as this is responsible for regulation. Quota Act section 30, the DEA.

(2). Reporting to the Danish Energy Agency referred to in paragraph 1 includes: 1) a discharge report pursuant to § 30 of the quota, paragraph 2 or 3, 2) a verification statement and a statement on verification pursuant to § 29 of the quota, (3) and 3) a reporting of CO2 emissions at the production unit or the aircraft operator account in Quota register.

(3). Operator or aircraft operator must not make reporting of CO2 udledningstal on their accounts in the Quota register referred to in paragraph 2, no. 3 If the Verifier makes digital transmission of Declaration of verification and the verification statement.

(4). Reporting from production units have been approved their monitoring plan after the Danish Energy Agency special standard solutions for certain undertakings must be made on a standard form, which is available on the Danish Energy Authority's website.

(5). Reporting from production units, which do not apply or can use the Danish Energy Agency standard solutions should be done in accordance with the Danish Energy Agency checklist for individual annual reporting available on the Danish Energy Authority's website.

(6). Reporting from aircraft operators pursuant to § 30 of the quota (3) must be made on a standard form and after the European Commission's current guidelines for monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions that can be found on the Danish Energy Authority's website.

(7). The Danish Energy Agency form requirements relevant to the Declaration of verification and the verification statement concerning CO2 emissions from production units produced under quota Act section 29, paragraph 3, of the AB 16, see. section 2, paragraph 1.

(8). The Danish Energy Agency form requirements relevant to the Declaration of verification and the verification statement concerning CO2 emissions from aircraft operators drawn up in accordance with the quota Act section 29, paragraph 3, of the Danish Energy Authority's website.

(9). The Danish Energy Agency can reject reporting in accordance with paragraph 1, if this does not satisfy the necessary requirements for submission of material, see. paragraph 2-8, or if the Verifier did not meet the conditions for being accredited at the time of issue of Declaration of verification and the verification statement.

§ 6. Air operators who report verified tonne-kilometre data for the allocation of free allowances, see. Quota Act § 23 (a), must apply a default schema, and reporting must take place after the European Commission's current guidelines for monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions that can be found on the Danish Energy Authority's website. The completed standard form shall be attached to the verification statement and a statement of verification drawn up pursuant to § 29 of the quota (3).

(2). The Danish Energy Agency form requirements relevant to the Declaration of verification and the verification statement on tonne-kilometre data, see. Quota Act section 29, paragraph 3, of the Danish Energy Authority's website.

(3). The DEA may reject the reporting and verification of tonne-kilometre data, if these do not satisfy the necessary requirements, see. paragraphs 1 and 2, or if the Verifier did not meet the conditions for being accredited at the time of issue of Declaration of verification and the verification statement.

Complaint



§ 7. The Danish Energy Agency decisions under section 5, paragraph 9, and article 6 (3), an appeal may be lodged to the Energy complaints.

(2). The appeal must be lodged in writing within 4 weeks after the decision is announced.

Penalty



§ 8. Unless a higher penalty is inflicted for other legislation, is punishable by a fine anyone who 1) shall give false or misleading information or conceals information about the basis for accreditation, 2) do not report in a timely or adequate after this announcement, see. section 5, paragraph 1, or 3) issues Declaration of verification outside of the areas to which they are accredited for this order.

(2). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the rules in the Penal Code Chapter 5.

Date of entry into force of



§ 9. The notice shall enter into force on 25 July. January 2011.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1231 of 29. October 2010 on verification and reporting of CO2 emissions and tonne-kilometre data, etc.

The Danish Energy Agency, 20 December. January 2011 Ib L/Lars Nielsen Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing parts of the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 2003/87/EC of 13. October 2003 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC, Official Journal of the European Union 2003, nr. L 275, p. 32 and parts of the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 2008/101/EC of 19. November 2008 amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to include aviation activities in the scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the community, Official Journal of the European Union 2009, nr. L 8, page 3.