Act On Heat Supply

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse af lov om varmeforsyning

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Overview (table of contents)

Chapter 1

Purpose and definition


Chapter 2

Heat Planning


Chapter 3

expropriation


Chapter 4

prices


Chapter 4 a

Energy Supervision, accountability, etc.


Chapter 4 b

Transfer of business, separation of activities and consumer influence


Chapter 5

supervision


Chapter 6

Complaints, Energy Complaints etc.


Chapter 7

Public commitments for heat supply


Chapter 8

Penalty and commencement provisions, etc.


The full text
Act on varmeforsyning1)
hereby promulgated law on heat supply, see. Legislative Decree no. 347 of 17 May 2005, with the changes imposed by § 22 of Act no. 1414 of 21 december 2005, § 3 of law no. 520 of 7 June 2006, § 14 of law no. 534 of 6 June 2007, § 5 of the law no. 548 of 6 June 2007, § 3 of law No . 549 of 6 June 2007, § 12 of law no. 465 of 17 June 2008, § 3 of law no. 503 of 17 June 2008, § 8 of Act no. 460 of 12 June 2009, § 8 law no. 461 of 12 June 2009, § 4 of the law no. 622 of 11 June 2010, § 1 of law no. 1555 of 21 december 2010, § 3 of law no. 466 of 18 May 2011. | ||
Chapter 1

Purpose and definition

§ 1. The purpose of the Act is to promote the most economic, including environmentally friendly use of energy for heating buildings and hot water supply and within this framework to reduce energy supply dependence on fossil fuels.

PCS. 2. The organization of heat supply must be in accordance with the paragraph. 1 shall be designed in order to promote the co-production of heat and electricity as much as possible.

§ 2. In district heating systems mean business, which operates the following plants with the purpose of providing energy for heating buildings and hot water supply, see. However paragraph. 2:

1) Plant for the production and feeding of other combustible gases than natural gas.

2) plants for transmitting heated water or steam from the cogeneration plants, waste incineration plants, industrial enterprises, geothermal installations etc.

3) District Heating Plant, solar heating, waste incineration, etc., including combined heat and power plant with an electrical output up to 25 MW.

4) Block Heating including combined heat and power stations with a rated power up to 25 MW.

PCS. 2. Collective supply installations referred to in paragraph. 1 does not include installations for the production of hot water, steam or gas that has a heating capacity of less than 0.25 MW, or plants for transmitting heated water, steam or gas, where the production facilities that supply to the plant, together have a heating capacity less than 0,25 MW.

PCS. 3. Under Chapter 2 and 3 comprises district heating systems also distribution network for the transmission of natural gas.

PCS. 4. Collective supply installations referred to in paragraph. 1 does not include activities that are regulated under the Act on the use of Denmark's underground or the Electricity Supply Act except cogeneration plant with an electrical output up to 25 MW.

PCS. 5. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules for certain types of district heating systems do not fully be covered by the law.

§ 2 a. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules or take decisions in order to implement or apply international conventions and EU rules on matters covered by this Act.

Chapter 2

Heat Planning

§ 3. It is for the local council in collaboration with utilities and other stakeholders to formulate a plan for heat supply in the municipality.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules or decide that specific conditions be taken into account for the municipal heat supply planning. The Minister may simultaneously involve broad public interest.

PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister must be of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy account for more important measures as envisaged under the law.

§ 4. The municipal council approves projects for the establishment of new district heating systems or carrying out major changes to existing plants.


PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may provide that authorization in accordance with paragraph. 1 in special cases the authority of the Minister for Climate, Energy and Building or presuppose Climate, Energy and Building Minister's consent.

PCS. 3. Manufacturers and suppliers of piped energy as well as consumers must, upon request Climate, Energy and Building and the local council the information deemed necessary for heat supply planning.

§ 5. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may, after consultation with the municipal organizations set rules on planning according to § 3, paragraph. 1, and the processing of cases under § 4.

§ 6. The municipal council to ensure that develop projects for district heating systems, highlighting the opportunities for

1) to a plant supplies a specified area with energy for heating purposes in a specified scope,

2) that the system be designed in a way that ensures the most economical use of energy,

3) on the facility to interface with other systems, and

4) to plant over 1 MW passes to heat and power production.

PCS. 2. If the council is responsible for the preparation of a project, the collective heat supply notify the local council the necessary information.

PCS. 3. The council may order an existing collective heat-supply plant to implement an authorized project before a certain deadline.

PCS. 4. If a private collective heat supply plant estimates that it could fulfill an order under paragraph. 3, see. Paragraph. 1, Nos. 1-3, it may require that the municipality takes over the plant. Where a collective heat supply plant estimates that it could fulfill an order under paragraph. 3, see. Paragraph. 1, no. 4, on the establishment of production plants for combined heat and power supply, it will be obliged to let others take over the establishment and operation of the plant and, if necessary making existing facilities, production facilities, etc. available. The terms and conditions determined in the absence of an amicable agreement by DERA.

§ 7. Assuming an approved project in accordance with § 4, the district council can order a collective heat supply

1) to organize its production so that specified types of energy can be used in production, and

2) the use of certain forms of energy production in a specified extent.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down detailed rules on the application of the provision in paragraph. 1.

§ 8. The council can order a collective heat supply plant to prepare in §§ 6 and 7 above.

§ 9. For existing production facilities is that they at one of Climate, Energy and Building set time, see. However paragraph. 2, to be released for heat and power supply, the use of natural gas or similar environmentally friendly fuel in accordance with the conditions granted by the Climate, Energy and Building Minister under § 3, paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. Projects for the implementation of the provisions of paragraph. 1 must be approved by 1 January 1996.

PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may in special cases grant exemption from the paragraph. 2 that period.

§ 10. (Repealed)

§ 11. If presupposed in an authorized project for a collective heat supply, the municipal latest on issue planning permission, to a new building commissioning must be connected to the system. The local council approves the terms of the connection.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may, after consultation with the municipal organizations set rules on access to make decisions pursuant to paragraph. 1.

PCS. 3. If a new building imposed mandatory connection pursuant to subsection. 1 do not achieve connection to the district heating systems within the project deadline because of the delay in the establishment of the heat supply, the municipality and the plant, each with half liable for no extra cost to users to ensure the settlement a temporary heat supply.

§ 12. If presupposed in an authorized project for a collective heat supply, council may direct that existing buildings within a certain time limit should be connected to the system, including taking into account the natural rate of replacement of existing heating systems. The local council approves the terms of the connection.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister shall, after consultation with the municipal organizations, provides rules to make determination under paragraph. 1.


PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules that property owners to be connected to a collective heat supply according to a decision under paragraph. 1 may be paid compensation by the municipality and the plant each pays half. Resolution on payment of the allowance and its size is taken by the municipal council. The compensation is determined in the absence of an amicable agreement by the valuation mentioned in §§ 57-62 of the Act on public roads.

§ 13. The municipal council may impose property, which according to the provisions of § 11 and § 12 may be required connected to a collective heat supply, contribution to the facility when a supply from this is possible.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister shall, after consultation with the municipal organizations, provides rules to impose contribution under subsection. 1.

§ 14. If deemed necessary for the implementation of heat supply planning, the municipal council may decide that a specified heating system may not be installed in existing or new building within a defined geographic area.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may order the council to make a determination under paragraph. 1.

PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may, after consultation with the municipal organizations set rules on access to exemptions from a decision under paragraph. 1. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on restrictions on access to make decisions pursuant to paragraph. 1 and rules for exemption from houses with particularly low energy demand from the injunction granted under subsection. 1.

§ 15. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on how the municipal council's decisions under §§ 4 and 11-14 shall be communicated or published, as well as to the decisions to be registered on the property in question.

Chapter 3

Expropriation

§ 16. If it is important for the creation of an approved collective heat supply necessary pipelines and heat supply and to a natural gas supply necessary distribution and distribution facility that will supply natural gas for purposes other than heating, there may expropriation

1) acquired ownership of land, buildings and facilities, which are connected with the land or buildings and accessories,

2) or temporarily imposed limitations in the owners or acquired the right to exercise special access to real estate, and

3) the permanent or temporary acquisition or termination of or made use restrictions rights, easement rights, and other rights in immovable property.

PCS. 2. Expropriation pursuant to paragraph. 1 pt. 1 void all rights to the expropriated property, unless otherwise provided in individual cases. Expropriation pursuant to paragraph. 1 pt. 2, the rights to real property established by expropriation, respected by holders of all rights to the property, unless otherwise provided in individual cases.

§ 17. Resolution on expropriation under § 16 shall be taken by the municipal council.

PCS. 2. when the expropriation provisions of the Public Roads Act § 45 and §§ 47-49 analogy.

PCS. 3. Where in favor of the same facility at the same time happen expropriation in several municipalities, the Climate, Energy and Building determine that the expropriation shall be under the Act on the procedure for expropriation of real estate.

§ 18. The valuation mentioned in §§ 57-62 of the Public Roads Act shall decide questions concerning compensation pursuant to § 17 paragraph. 1.

PCS. 2. In the proceedings of the appraisal and compensation is determined and payment is allowed on public roads § 51 paragraph. 2-7, §§ 52-56, §§ 63-64, § 66 paragraph. 1 and § 67 shall apply accordingly.

§ 19. The Minister of Justice may lay down rules governing the procedure for cadastral respectively registration-related corrections in front of expropriation under this Act.

Chapter 4

Prices


§ 20. Within the § 20a revenue frameworks referred to district heating systems, industrial heat and power plants with an electricity output of 25 MW and geothermal plants etc. in prices for delivery to the domestic market of heated water, steam or gas except natural gas include necessary energy costs, salaries and other operating expenses, exploration, administration and sales costs resulting from imposed public service obligations, including costs for energy saving activities under §§ 28 a, 28 b and 29, as well as financing by debt and deficits from previous periods arisen in connection with the establishment and substantial expansion of supply systems, see. however paragraph. 7-14, § 20 a paragraph. 7 and § 20 b.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules that other costs and expenses not covered by paragraph. 1 shall be priced in, see. However paragraph. 7. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on recognition in the prices of the compensation of a project to change the delimitation and recognition of operational depreciation, allocations to new investments and DERA after taking interest on invested capital.

PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules for apportioning the costs of producing electricity and heat from biomass-based combined heat and power plants.

PCS. 4. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on a maximum price for hot water or steam from waste incineration plants. The rules emphasis on supporting an economic and environmental efficiency of the waste sector and to ensure that the heat consumers alone should bear the costs attributable to the heat production. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the allocation of costs for the treatment of waste and production of heat in waste incineration plants.

PCS. 5. The district heating systems may set different prices for individual consumers, consumer groups and geographical areas. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on prices associated with connecting the property to a collective heat supply.

PCS. 6. Where it is technically feasible, payment for consumption measured for hot water, steam or gas other than natural gas occur in a direct customer relationship between the consumer and the public utility, whether the consumer leases, shareholder or owner.

PCS. 7. The remuneration paid by full or partial transfer of the installations covered by paragraph. 1, either directly or indirectly lead to prices for services from facilities covered by paragraph. 1 will be higher than they would have been if the transfer had not taken place, including as a result of recognition of the increased cost of financing by foreign capital, operational depreciation and interest on invested capital.

PCS. 8. Expenses for the acquisition of quotas for heat generation can only be included in the prices for services covered by paragraph. 1, when the free allowances under Part 4 of the Act on CO2 allowances are not sufficient to cover CO2 emissions from heat production.

PCS. 9. The value of excess CO2 quotas assigned for heat according to §§ 16-20 of the Act on CO2 allowances offset in prices for services covered by paragraph. 1. excess allowances understood that the number of free allowances allocated to the producer by §§ 16-20 of the Act on CO2 allowances is greater than the number that the manufacturer actually have needed to cover CO2 emissions from heat production.

PCS. 10. Expenses for the payment of tax under the provisions of § 31 of the Act on CO2 allowances can not be recognized in prices for services covered by paragraph. 1.

PCS. 11. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the procedure for the valuation of the shares referred to in paragraph. 8 of excess CO2 quotas under subsection. 9.

PCS. 12. Waste incineration plants that supply hot water or steam, can cost in the first paragraph. 1 said benefits not recognize the following costs and loss of revenue in accordance. However paragraph. 13:

1) Tax on waste used as fuel, see. § 1. 2, no. 3 of the Act on tax on coal, lignite and coke etc.

2) CO2 tax on non-biodegradable waste used as fuel, see. § 2. 1 pt. 15 of the Act on carbon dioxide tax on certain energy products.

3) Loss of revenue as a result of the repeal of the Act on subsidies for electricity.


PCS. 13. As regards the charges referred to in paragraph. 12, no. 1 and 2, the waste incineration plants mentioned in paragraph. 12, and those to whom the installations supplying hot water or steam to enter into agreements that expenses for taxes, see. Paragraph. 12, no. 1 and 2 are included in the rates for services covered by paragraph. 1. It is a condition that the parties also agree on the expenses resulting from the introduction of the charges referred to in paragraph. 12, no. 1 and 2, and the abolition of the subsidy referred to in paragraph. 12, no. 3, not to be included in prices for services covered by paragraph. 1 so that the entire agreement reflects a reasonable balance between the parties.

PCS. 14. An agreement concluded in accordance with paragraph. 13 may not result in a heat price that exceeds a price cap announced by paragraph. 4.

§ 20 a. Prices for services provided in § 20 paragraph. 1, said facility shall be determined in accordance with the paragraph. 2, the income limits. The framework laid down for cover in § 20 mentioned the cost of operating efficiency of the plant.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may establish general revenue caps for in § 20 paragraph. 1, said facility for a specified number of years. Within the said limits, the Energy Regulatory Authority an annual revenue cap for each of the affected plants.

PCS. 3. Energy Regulatory Authority may grant dispensation from the oversight framework provided if special conditions and supply security considerations warrant it.

PCS. 4. Income, as one of § 20 paragraph. 1 covered plant achieves on activities not covered by § 20, to be received at the DERA determining the revenue cap.

PCS. 5. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the use of profits generated in compliance with the paragraph. 2, the income limits.

PCS. 6. Municipalities may not grant subsidies for municipal heat supply.

PCS. 7. Paragraph. 1-5 does not apply to waste incineration plants.

§ 20 b. Geothermal plants, solar heaters and biogas or biomass-based heating or combined heat and power plants, which supply heated water, steam or gas other than natural gas to a collective heat supply, may in the price of the in § 20 paragraph. 1, those benefits include a profit. Similarly, industries that provide excess heat to a collective heat supply, include a profit.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may order other than those referred. 1 said facility may include a profit in the price of the in § 20 paragraph. 1, those benefits if they are based on renewable energy and are part of a corresponding supply conditions referred to in paragraph. 1.

PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on a maximum price in the first paragraph. 1 and 2 installation services.

§ 21. Tariffs, cost allocation and other terms for services covered by § 20 and § 20 b must be reported to a regulator set up by the Minister for Climate, Energy and Building (Energy Regulatory Authority), indicating the basis for this according to rules set by supervisors . The Energy Regulatory Authority may lay down rules on the form for review and that review must be carried out electronically. Energy Authority may lay down rules on that review must be accompanied by a statement issued by a registered auditor, chartered accountant or municipal auditor. The Energy Regulatory Authority may order review.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may determine that certain cases can not be notified.

PCS. 3. Tariffs, cost allocation and other conditions that are not notified as prescribed by paragraph. 1 is invalid.

PCS. 4. Where DERA tariffs, cost allocation or other conditions are unreasonable or contrary to the provisions of §§ 20, 20 a or 20 b or regulations issued under the Act, provides oversight, if the matter is not through negotiation may be terminated, ordering the modification of tariffs, cost allocation or conditions.

PCS. 5. If the tariffs, cost allocation or other conditions may be assumed to result in social terms wasteful use of energy, it may after negotiations referred to in paragraph. 4 issue orders concerning the modification of tariffs, cost allocation or conditions.

PCS. 6. The provisions of paragraphs. 1-5 shall apply mutatis mutandis to statutory provisions in the companies that own district heating systems.

§ 22. Financial statements, budgets and other information for the determination and supervision of the in § 20 a revenue frameworks mentioned must be notified to the Energy Regulatory Authority under rules established by the Authority.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules in § 20 said plant accounting and budgeting.


PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules covered by the law plant accounting, etc. for the fulfillment of Denmark's obligations under European Union law.

§ 22 a. Energy industry organizations can develop standardized guidelines on determining the tariffs and conditions to those of §§ 20 and 20 b covered services. Energy supervises such standardized guidelines under rules established by the Authority.

Chapter 4 a

Energy Supervision, accountability, etc.

§ 23. DERA's decisions shall be in writing and include information about the facts and views that have determined the decision.

§ 23 a. Energy Regulatory Authority may at any time without a court order on proof of identity for supervision by the law have access to premises used by a company, which owns the installations covered by the law, and on the spot acquainted with and make copies of any information, including company accounts, other accounting records, business books and other business records, irrespective of whether it is stored electronically. 1st clause. apply mutatis mutandis to a company that is unaffiliated with a company that owns plants covered by the law, if there has been one or more transactions between the companies mentioned.

PCS. 2. The police shall provide necessary assistance in the exercise of powers under subsection. 1.

§ 23 b. Energy Regulatory Authority establishes a publicly accessible register of notified tariffs, other conditions, etc. and publish a representative sample of these at least once a year.

PCS. 2. The Energy Regulatory develop and publish periodic analyzes of those covered by the law plant revenue and cost components and assessments of those installations performing their duties.

PCS. 3. Energy Regulatory takes reasonable steps to otherwise ensure transparency of tariffs, discounts and other conditions. The Energy Regulatory Authority may set rules on how such conditions shall be published in the Law covered installations, and rules on invoicing and breakdown of costs.

PCS. 4. Energy Regulatory Authority may decide that an independent expert should review the accounts, contracts, etc. in one of the law covered facility for preparing an expert report for supervision.

PCS. 5. Energy Regulatory Authority may at a company that owns plants covered by the law, obtain the information necessary to the performance of the Authority's functions under this Act or under regulations made under the Act. 1st clause. apply mutatis mutandis to a company that is unaffiliated with a company that owns plants covered by the law, if there has been one or more transactions between the companies mentioned.

PCS. 6. Energy Regulatory Authority may impose on a company covered by paragraph. 5, to provide the information, including providing them in a particular form, which is necessary for the performance of the Authority's functions under this Act or under regulations made under the Act. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the provision of information.

PCS. 7. If DERA is not able to obtain information pursuant to paragraph. 5 whether a transaction between a company that owns plants covered by the law, and a company that is unaffiliated with the company, DERA is provisionally set the recognition eligible cost of the transaction. The preliminary determination of the recognition eligible expense lapse when the necessary information is communicated and documented. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules for the DERA provisional determination of the recognition eligible expense.

PCS. 8. The Energy Regulatory Authority for Climate, Energy and Building aware of matters which, according believes may affect the Minister performing tasks under this Act.

PCS. 9. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules that a company, which owns the installations covered by the law must prepare a self-evaluation of its compliance with the Heat Supply Act Chapter 4, 4a and 4b for supervision. It may be laid down regulations that self-evaluation is accompanied by a statement from a certified public accountant who is or has been the company's usual auditor and neither have nor in the period, as the self-evaluation relate has had other tasks for the company and who have proven experience with accounts based on the heating Supply Act.


§ 23 c. The cost of the performance of DERA under this Act or regulations issued under the Act paid by covered by the law system, DERA supervises. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down detailed rules.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the payable fee for bringing a complaint for DERA.

PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules that in § 28 b paragraph. 1, said heat distribution companies must pay the expenses associated with the Minister's consideration and assessment of the companies' tasks related to energy conservation according to § 28 a paragraph. 1 and § 28 b paragraph. 1.

§ 23 d. Climate, Energy and Building can to ensure price transparency, security of supply and in response to the energy and environmental policy objectives, including the preparation of the necessary data in connection therewith, impose covered by the law plant to prepare and provide detailed provided information on plant production and operation as well as on the plants purchased and sold.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building to the municipalities obtain the information necessary for the identification of the collective supply of heated water, steam or gas.

PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the level of the paragraph. 1 and 2 above.

Chapter 4 b

Transfer of business, separation of activities and consumer influence

§ 23e. (Repealed)

§ 23 f. Before a system for transmitting heated water or steam that are not owned by the consumers, the buildings are connected to the plant, may be abandoned to other than municipalities, these consumers offered to buy the facility at market price.

PCS. 2. Before a system for transmitting heated water or steam, which is owned by the consumers, the buildings are connected to the plant, may be abandoned to others the section or municipalities in which the plant is located, offered to buy the facility at market price.

PCS. 3. The purchase option under subsection. 1 and 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis from the disposal of stakes in a plant for transmission of hot water or steam or of ownership interests in companies owning such conveying systems.

PCS. 4. The purchase option under subsection. 1 and 2 will lapse if consumers or municipality within three months after the offer has emerged intention to use it. The terms of the transfer of the facility determined in the absence of an amicable agreement by DERA.

PCS. 5. An agreement concluded in breach of paragraphs. 1, 2 or 3, is invalid.

§ 23 g. The operation of a plant for transmitting heated water or steam to be exercised in an independent company, if the facility is not owned by one or more municipalities, the consumers, the buildings are connected to the plant, or of municipalities and consumers association. Similarly, the operation is performed in a separate company if municipalities, consumers or those in association does not own any shares in a company that owns feed plant. The company, as the operation of feeding the plant to be exercised, may not perform any other business, except in another independent company.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may grant exemptions from the requirements of paragraphs. 1, if special grounds.

§ 23 h. The majority of the directors of a company that owns a plant for transmitting heated water or steam, must be elected by the consumers, the buildings are connected to the installation, or by one or more municipal councils in the company's supply area by virtue of their exercise of their own powers in the company's general meeting or otherwise. The majority can also be selected by consumers and one or more municipal councils jointly.

PCS. 2. Influence requirement of paragraph. 1 is considered to be met if the board of a company referred to in paragraph. 1, operated in cooperative form, appointed by a board of representatives elected by the shareholders in the supply area. The same applies to a company referred to in paragraph. 1, operated as an independent institution or in the form of an association whose board is appointed by representatives elected by one or more municipal councils in the supply, by a plurality of consumers, the buildings are connected to the installation, or of such municipal councils and consumers jointly. The same applies to a municipal installations for the transmission of hot water or steam.


PCS. 3. In a company as referred to in paragraph. 1, which is owned by one or more legal persons deemed influence requirement to be met if the majority of members on the board of the top legal person is elected or appointed in the second paragraph. 1 or 2 above manner and this board directly or indirectly elect the company's board.

PCS. 4. A company referred to in paragraph. 1, which is owned by consumers, municipalities or private institution, which is affiliated with a grid company licensed in accordance with § 19 of the Electricity Supply Act, may, instead of in the second paragraph. 3, the way satisfy the requirement of consumer influence as follows:

1) Consumers, whose properties are connected to the installation, you must select at least two members of its Board of Directors, either directly or via a Board and

2) consumers whose properties are connected to the installation, or if the company is owned by local authorities, local councils in the company's supply area to participate in the choice of the majority of members on the board of the top legal person, and this board then chooses directly or indirectly, the company's board.

PCS. 5. Instead of consumers choose at least two members of the Board pursuant to subsection. 4, no. 1 can of Representatives, which elects the majority of the board of the top legal person under subsection. 4, no. 2, select at least two consumers, the buildings are connected to the installation, as members of its Board of Directors.

PCS. 6. In paragraph. 4, no. 1 or paragraph. 5, the members should have the same rights and duties as other board members.

PCS. 7. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may grant exemptions from the influence of the requirement of paragraph. 1, if special grounds.

§ 23 in. If consumers or municipal councils or these together do not have the in § 23 h mentioned the influence of the company must establish a consumer of Representatives. Consumer Representatives shall consist of 11 members elected by the consumers, the buildings are connected to the installation, and has the task of selecting the majority of directors of the company.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the conditions for consumer vote and stand as well as the duration of the Consumer Board members' mandate.

PCS. 3. Consumer Representatives election of directors may only be made among candidates proposed by members of the Consumer Representatives. Board members are elected for a period equal to the period after the statute applies to other board members.

PCS. 4. If the company operated in joint stock companies, the Companies Act § 120 paragraph. 1 does not apply.

§ 23 j. A consumer of Representatives according to § 23 of the paragraph. 1, to be elected the first time within six months, the company does not meet it in § 23 h mentioned impact requirements. Consumer Representatives appoints the majority of the company's board within a period of four weeks.

PCS. 2. The company must ensure the establishment of a Consumer Board in accordance with § 23 of the.

§ 23 k. The statutes of a company that owns plants for transmitting heated water or steam shall contain detailed provisions to ensure the implementation of §§ 23 hj.

PCS. 2. Election of Board according to §§ 23 h and 23 j must be done in such a way that consumer empowerment reasonably reflects the number of consumers and the actual energy consumption.

PCS. 3. A company that owns a plant for transmitting heated water or steam, which is owned by consumers, municipalities or private institution, can instead of in paragraph. 2, the election rules apply electoral rules that allow any connected consumes influence regardless of consumption, see. § 44 paragraph. 2, the Electricity Supply Act when

1) the company that owns a plant for transmitting heated water or steam, is affiliated with a grid company licensed in accordance with § 19 of the Electricity Supply Act,

2) the company that owns a plant for transmitting heated water or steam, meets the requirement of consumer influence in the manner specified in § 23h, paragraph. 3-5, and

3) grid company meets the requirements of consumer influence in § 41 paragraph. 3, the Electricity Supply Act mentioned manner.

PCS. 4. In case of disagreement between consumer and business whether the statute meet the requirements of paragraph. 1-3 requirements stated matter may be submitted by either party for DERA.


§ 23 l. Municipalities detects received awards or compensation from the disposal of stakes in companies that own or in the period after 20 February 2003, owned plants for transmitting heated water or steam, or companies that directly or indirectly owns or period after 20 February 2003, owned shares in such companies.

PCS. 2. Corporation background reorganisations are not subject to paragraph. 1, when the owners who directly or indirectly own shares in the companies affected by the company-related restructuring, does not obtain other compensation in connection therewith than direct or indirect ownership interests in the same relationship to the company or companies that exist after the company-related restructuring. However, this is conditional on the company or companies covered by paragraph. 1 or if it is a split, § 2. 1-3 of the Act on municipal disposal of water and waste water supplies. If a demerger leads to one or more undertakings alone is covered by § 2. 1-3 of the Act on municipal disposal of water and waste water supplies, it is a further condition that, in the demerged companies are not used or offered jobs in funds derived from activities covered by this Act, the Electricity Supply Act, the Act on Municipal cooling or natural gas supply Act. The municipality provide in connection with divisions included in Point 3. a statement to the Energy Regulatory Authority in accordance with the rules pursuant to § 23 n that are not in the demerged companies used or offered jobs funds in violation of the third section. § 23 m paragraph. 6, 2nd-5th section. shall apply mutatis mutandis.

PCS. 3. The record shall include the date on which the distribution or consideration is available to the municipality (availability date), and the amount.

PCS. 4. On disposal of shares covered by paragraph. 1 to a foundation or other independent institution is considered the date of disposal of available date after paragraph. 3, and to be in accordance with paragraph. 1 recorded a consideration at least equal to the market value of those shares.

PCS. 5. Municipalities report by 1 February each year, the Energy Regulatory Authority the records that the municipality made under subsection. 1, 3 and 4 in the previous calendar year, or declares that there has been such registrations.

PCS. 6. The report must specify the total amount that has been available in the previous calendar year (disposable), and must be accompanied by evidence of the amount of registered awards and remuneration and for data availability dates. Furthermore, the report indicate a calculated rate of disposable income from each available dates until November 1 in the reporting year, where in accordance with paragraph. 10 happens reduction in municipal government subsidies under the Act on municipal compensation and general grants to municipalities. The interest rate is fixed at National Bank's discount rate on 1 January of the reporting year. Finder supervision that the accompanying documentation is inadequate, supervision, require additional documentation.

PCS. 7. When reporting under subsection. 5, the municipal owners of limited companies that were listed Feb. 20, 2003, in the total amount available including estimated interest deduct an amount equal to the average dividends received from companies subject to paragraph. 1 1998-2002. The deduction may not exceed the total dividends received in the calendar year covered by the report.

PCS. 8. Municipalities may by notification in accordance with paragraph. 5 of remuneration from the disposal of stakes in companies covered by paragraph. 1 deduct the amount in accordance with § 23 m paragraph. 1 or 6, has led or simultaneously leads to reduction of the municipal government subsidies under paragraph. 10. Municipalities may further reported according to paragraph. 5 subtract

1) net proceeds and loan capital, DERA has approved or prescribed pursuant to § 35 paragraph. 5, see. Paragraph. 1 or paragraph. 9, 2nd sentence. Of the Act on natural gas supply and for nettoprovenuets he has led or simultaneously leads to reduction of the municipal government subsidies according to § 35 paragraph. 6-8 of the Act on natural gas supply, and

2) The amounts under § 2. 3, or § 7 of the Act on municipalities disposal of water and waste water supplies has led or simultaneously leads to reduction of the municipal government subsidies according to § 6 of the Act on municipalities disposal of water and waste water supplies.


PCS. 9. Energy Regulatory Authority decides whether the reported disposable income, available dates, the calculated rate and any deductions under subsection. 7 and 8 can be approved. If it is unable to approve these, it determines the amount available, available dates, calculated rate and amount of any deductions.

PCS. 10. Energy Regulatory Authority by 1 May each year, Economy and Ministry of the Interior on the following paragraph. 9 approved disposable income including estimated interest and any deductions. Economy and Ministry of the Interior subsequently reduces the municipal government subsidies in accordance with § 15 paragraph. 1-4 of the Act on municipal compensation and general grants to municipalities. If the amount for the second section. exceeds the offset amount in the first modregningsår, calculates Economic Affairs and the Interior Ministry a return of the balance from 1 November in the reporting year to July 1 of the year following the reporting year. The interest rate is fixed at National Bank's discount rate on 1 January of the reporting year.

§ 23 m. Municipalities shall not without the permission of Climate, Energy and Building retain stakes in companies covered by § 23 l paragraph. 1, if in those companies or in companies they direct or indirect ownership interests in, initiated significant new activity. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may set conditions for the authorization, including the sale of shares or in one or more of those companies or that funds used for such new activities to be considered as awards in accordance with § 23 l, paragraph . 1. Abandonment after the second section. shall, unless special considerations dictate otherwise, be done soon. If consent is not obtained, the municipality must soon dispose of all shares in the companies concerned.

PCS. 2. Paragraph. 1 shall not apply to the extent that commencing new activities covered by this Act, the Electricity Supply Act, the Act on Municipal cooling or Natural Gas Supply Act or new activities covered by § 2. 1 or 3 of the Act on water sector organization and economic conditions or waste under the Environmental Protection Act.

PCS. 3. In establishments covered by paragraph. 1, do not use funds derived from activities covered by this Act, the Electricity Supply Act, the Act on Municipal cooling or Natural Gas Supply Act, for activities covered by § 2. 1 or 3 of the Act on water sector organization and economic conditions or waste under the Environmental Protection Act.

PCS. 4. Activities covered by § 2. 1 or 3 of the Act on water sector organization and economic conditions or waste under the Environmental Protection Act, which is exercised in companies covered by paragraph. 1 must be operated separately from the activities covered by this Act, the Electricity Supply Act or the Act on natural gas supply. Waste incineration plants may carry out activities related to waste management under the Environmental Protection Act without corporate separation.

PCS. 5. The provision in paragraph. 4 and § 3 of the Act on Municipal cooling does not prevent service functions for activities covered by paragraph. 2 is handled in a separate company.

PCS. 6. Municipalities demonstrate by 1 February each year of the Energy Regulatory Authority at the statement made in accordance with the rules laid down under § 23n that are not in the previous calendar year is used in contravention of paragraph. 3. If the Energy Regulatory Authority that a municipality is deemed to have used the funds in contravention of paragraphs. 3, considered the funds as awards in accordance with § 23 l paragraph. 1. The Authority sets the availability date, amount and a calculated rate of return according to § 23 l paragraph. 6. Can a municipality does not make a declaration in accordance with the rules laid down under § 23n, the Energy Regulatory Climate, Energy and Building accordingly. Climate, Energy and Building Minister will then make a decision on complete or partial divestment of activities or ownership interests in companies covered by paragraph. 1.

PCS. 7. Climate, Energy and Building Minister can decide or lay down rules that other activities to be covered by paragraph. 2-6.

§ 23n. Climate, Energy and Building sets rules on reporting under § 23l paragraph. 5, as well as on documentation and accounting for matters covered by § 23 l paragraph. 2 and 5 and § 23 m paragraph. 3-6, including that to be obtained statements from municipal accountant or a chartered accountant.


PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the commencement of significant new activity as mentioned in § 23 m paragraph. 1, including that to be obtained statements from municipal accountant or a chartered accountant.

Chapter 5

Supervision

§ 24. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on technical as well as operational and maintenance requirements for covered by the law system. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the technical components of the plants.

§ 25. The municipal council supervises the installation and operation of district heating systems.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on supervision.

Chapter 6

Appeals, Energy Complaints etc.

§ 26. Energy Board of Appeal processes appeals against decisions made by the municipality, Climate, Energy and Building and Energy Regulatory Authority under this Act or the regulations established under the law.

PCS. 2. Commune, Climate, Energy and Building Minister and DERA's decisions can not be appealed to any other administrative authority than in paragraph. 1 Energy Complaints Board mentioned. The decisions may not be brought before the courts before the final administrative decision.

PCS. 3. Appeals must be lodged in writing within four weeks after the decision was announced.

PCS. 4. Proceedings for the trial of decisions by the Energy Board under the Act or the regulations issued under the Act, must be brought within 6 months after the decision was communicated to him. If the decision is publicly announced, time shall always from the Order.

§ 26 a. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules

1) the right to appeal against decisions under the Act or regulations established under the law taken by the municipal council, Climate, Energy and Building Minister or the Energy Regulatory Authority, including that certain decisions may not be brought before the Energy Board,

2) the decisions of an institution under the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building Ministry or the Energy Regulatory Authority pursuant to an authorization under § 28, not be brought before the Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, and

3) payment of fees for bringing a complaint before the Energy Board.

§ 27. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the Energy Board composition by the Board's consideration of decisions under this Act or regulations issued under the Act.

PCS. 2. Energy Board chairman may, after agreement with the Board to decide on its behalf in cases to be heard under this Act or regulations issued under the Act.

PCS. 3. Energy Board may by covered by the law system to obtain information necessary to the performance of the Board's duties under this Act or regulations issued under the Act.

§ 27 a. The costs associated with the establishment and operation of a private energy appeals board approved pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Law on consumer complaints, paid by companies subject to the electricity, natural gas and heat supply laws. Climate, Energy and Building Minister can set rules on payment and collection.

§ 28. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may authorize the Energy Regulatory Authority to exercise powers under this Act given to the Minister.

Chapter 7

Public commitments for heat supply

§ 28 a. Heating Distributors should ensure that consumers are informed about the possibility of heat savings, give the individual heat consumer's annual information on its heating and map the total heat consumption in the supply area. Data from the survey should be published or request made available.

PCS. 2. Heat distribution enterprises are those which are intended to supply energy in the form of heated water, steam or other combustible gases than natural gas to consumers for the purpose of heating buildings or supply of hot water.

PCS. 3. Paragraph. 1 shall not apply heat distribution companies, which only feeds energy from heat production and cogeneration plants with a thermal capacity below 1 MW, and heat or combined heat and power centers that have been established in connection with a larger building whose purpose is to provide a closed circuit or a predetermined number of users with energy for heating buildings and hot water supply.

§ 28 b. Heating Distributors should ensure the realization of documented energy savings in accordance with the provisions stipulated in paragraph. 2.


PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules implementing the provisions of paragraph. 1, including rules on corporate tasks and goals for the energy savings that the companies jointly or individually have to ensure is achieved, rules on documentation, reporting and verification as well as rules on the holding of specified common costs. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules for certain energy-saving activities, see. Paragraph. 1, must be made by tender and rules of the tender holding and financing companies of the offered tasks.

PCS. 3. The achievement of energy savings under the provision in paragraph. 1 must be done through companies that are legally separate from the heat distribution company. This does not apply energy savings carried out in heat distribution company's distribution system.

PCS. 4. Agreements heat distribution companies and other companies, including affiliated companies, to be concluded on market terms.

PCS. 5. paragraph. 4 covered agreements must be in written form at the time of agreement. Companies must, at the request of the Energy Regulatory submit sufficient documentation on how prices and terms of significant agreements set.

§ 29. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may impose, which operates one of the law covered plants that

1) activities in order to promote adherence to the district heating

2) carry out research and development activities, which are necessary for the use of environmentally friendly production technologies in heat supply and

3) carry out exploratory tasks on future energy use in the supply areas.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules on the implementation of the activities referred. 1.

PCS. 3. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may determine that specific conditions be taken into account for the performance by paragraph. 1 pt. 2 and 3.

§ 29 a. Companies, which operates facilities for the production and transmission of town gas, carry out necessary planning and take the necessary measures to ensure town gas supply in emergency situations and other emergencies.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may lay down rules relating to the safeguarding of the paragraph. 1 shall be performed, and on ensuring the overall, coordinating planning and operational tasks related to preparedness.

§ 30 (Repealed)

§ 31 (Repealed)

§ 32. (Repealed)

Chapter 8

Penalty and commencement provisions, etc.

§ 33. If a party fails timely to comply with an order issued by the Energy Regulatory Authority pursuant to § 21 paragraph. 1, 4 or 5, the Energy Regulatory Authority as a coercive measure impose daily or weekly fines.

PCS. 2. There is a lien in the first paragraph. 1 those fines.

§ 34. Unless a higher penalty is warranted under other legislation, punishable by fine who

1) establish new district heating systems or carrying out major changes to existing plants after § 4 without permission

2) disregards the terms of a license under this Act

3) fails to comply with orders or prohibitions under the law, including an order to rectify illegal actions,

4) fails to separate the operation in accordance with § 23 g

5) fails to submit a declaration to registration, reporting or disposal as specified in §§ 23 l and 23 m,

6) use the funds in violation of § 23 m paragraph. 3, or

7) notify the Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Energy Regulatory Authority Energy Board or municipal false or misleading information or request fails to submit or provide information.

PCS. 2. In regulations issued pursuant to this Act may stipulate fines for violations of the provisions of the regulations.

PCS. 3. It may be imposed on companies etc. (legal persons) under the rules of the Penal Code Chapter 5.

§ 35. This Act shall enter into force on 15 June 1990.

PCS. 2. At the commencement of the Act, the Act on heat supply, see. Legislative Decree no. 330 of 29 June 1983.

PCS. 3. Until the Climate, Energy and Building Minister has decided otherwise, the municipal council may not approve projects that are contrary to those under the previous rules approved regional heat supply plans.

§ 36. This Act does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Act no. 96 of 9 February 1994 amending the law on heat supply, which relates to § 9 paragraph. 3 and § 14 paragraph. 1, contains the following provision:
§ 2



The Act comes into force on 1 March 1994.

Act no. 213 of 29 March 1995 amending the law on heat supply, as everywhere in the law concerning the changing of names 'Minister of Energy' to: "Environment and Energy Minister", "Energy Minister" for "the Minister 'and' energy 'to: "Environment and energy Ministry," § 20 paragraph. 4 and § 21 paragraph. 7, contains the following provision:
§ 2


The Act comes into force after publication in Lovtidende.2)

Act no. 436 of 10 June 1997 amending the law on heat supply, which relates to § 20 paragraph. 6 and § 34 paragraph. 3, contains the following provision:
§ 2


The Act comes into force after publication in Lovtidende.3)

Act no. 451 of 31 May 2000 amending the law on heat supply, as regards § 2. 1 pt. 1 and 3, § 2. 2 and 3, § 6, paragraph. 4, §§ 20, 20 a and 20 b, 21-23, 23a-23 k and 24, the heading of Chapter 6 and §§ 26, 26a, 27 and 28, the title of Chapter 7, §§ 29-32 , § 33, first paragraph. and § 34 paragraph. 1, no. 4, contains the following provision:
§ 2

PCS. 1. This Act shall enter into force on 1 July 2000. § 23 g shall be come into effect on 1 January 2001.

PCS. 2. Rules laid down in accordance with the current heat supply, remain in force until repealed or replaced by rules issued in pursuance of this Act.

PCS. 3. (Optional)

Act no. 316 of 22 May 2002 amending the Electricity Supply Act and certain other energy legislation, if § 3 anywhere in the law concerning the changing of names' Minister ',' the Minister ',' environment - and energy Minister "and" Environment and energy ", respectively," Economic and Business Affairs', 'the Minister', 'Economic and Business Affairs' and' Economic and Business Affairs' and § 29 a, contains the following provision:
§ 6

PCS. 1. The time of commencement of the Act determined by the Climate, Energy and Building. The Minister may decide that parts of the Act comes into force before other parts of loven.4)

PCS. 2. (Optional)

Act no. 452 of 10 June 2003 amending the Electricity Supply Act, the Act on subsidies for electricity, the Heat Supply Act and the Act on municipal compensation and general grants to municipalities and counties, if § 3 relates to § 20 paragraph. 1, 2 and 7, § 23 e, § 33 and § 34 paragraph. 1 pt. 4 and 5, contains the following provision:
§ 5

PCS. 1. This Act shall come into force the day after publication in Lovtidende.5)

PCS. 2. § 1, no. 5, 6 and 8, and §§ 3 and 4 applies to awards that binding is decided, and for consideration for renouncing acquired by binding agreement signed February 20, 2003 or later.

PCS. 3. Binding transactions made before February 20, 2003 under the previously applicable provisions of the Electricity Supply Act § 37, Heat Supply Act § 23 e and § 10 paragraph. 6 and 7 and § 17 paragraph. 6 of the Act on municipal compensation and general grants to municipalities and counties, unless the municipality or county or before the date the Energy Regulatory Authority requests that the transactions covered by the provisions of § 1, no. 5, 6 and 8, and §§ 3 and 4 of this Act.

PCS. 4. The first report under the Electricity Supply Act § 37 paragraph. 4, as amended in § 1, no. 5, and the Heat Supply Act § 23 e, paragraph. 4, as amended by this Act § 3, no. 4, made last February 1, 2004 covering the period from 20 February 2003 to 31 December 2003.

Act no. 205 of 29 March 2004 amending the law on heat supply, which relates to § 3, paragraph. 2 and § 10, contains the following provision:
§ 2


This Act shall come into force on 1 April 2004.

Act no. 493 of 9 June 2004 on CO2 allowances, if § 41 relates to § 20 paragraph. 1 and 8-11, contains the following provision:

§ 39. The date of commencement of the Act determined by the Climate, Energy and Building. The Minister may decide that parts of the Act comes into force before other parts of loven.6)

PCS. 2. (Optional)

Act no. 494 of 9 June 2004 amending the Electricity Supply Act, Natural Gas Supply Act and the Heat Supply Act, if § 3 relates to § 22a and § 23c paragraph. 3, contains the following provision:
§ 4

Subsection 1. Date of the Act determined by the Climate, Energy and Building. The Minister may decide that parts of the Act comes into force before other parts of the law; 7)

PCS. 2-8. (Remove heading)

PCS. 9. Climate, Energy and Building Minister may establish specific transitional rules relating to the establishment of a private complaint board of energy supplies.

PCS. 10-13. (Remove heading)


Law no. 495 of 9 June 2004 amending the Electricity Supply Act and the Heat Supply Act, if § 2 terms of § 3, paragraph. 2, point 2., Contains the following provision:
§ 3

PCS. 1. The time of commencement of the Act determined by the Climate, Energy and Building. The Minister may decide that parts of the Act comes into force before other parts of loven.8)

PCS. 2. (Optional)

Act no. 293 of 27 April 2005 amending the Act on municipal compensation and general grants to municipalities and counties, the Electricity Supply Act and the Heat Supply Act, if § 3 relates to § 23 e, paragraph. 5, 2nd paragraph., And § 23e paragraph. 9, 3rd and 4th sections., Contains the following provision:
§ 4

PCS. 1. This Act shall come into force the day after publication in Lovtidende.9)

PCS. 2. (Optional)

PCS. 3. Act § 2 and § 3 shall apply to reports from 2004.

PCS. 4. (Optional)

Act no. 1414 of 21 December 2005 amending various tax laws, etc., if § 22 relates to § 23 e, paragraph. 2, contains the following provision:
§ 28

PCS. 1. This Act shall come into force the day after publication in the Official Gazette and shall take effect as of January 1, 2006, see. However paragraph. 2-11.10)

PCS. 2-11. (Remove heading)

Act no. 520 of 7 June 2006 amending the Law on Electricity Supply Act, the Natural Gas Supply, Heat Supply Act, the Act on Energinet Denmark, the Planning Act, the Act on municipal compensation and general grants to municipalities and counties and the Act on carbon dioxide tax on certain energy products, if § 3 relates to § 14 paragraph. 3, 2nd sentence., § 20 paragraph. 1, § 21 paragraph. 6, § 23c paragraph. 3 and 4, § 23 e, § 23h, paragraph. 3-6, § 23k paragraph. 2 and 3, §§ 23 l-23 n, § 26 paragraph. 4, §§ 28 a and 28 b, § 29 paragraph. 1 pt. 2 and 3, § 29 paragraph. 2 and 3, § 33 and § 34 paragraph. 1, contains the following provision:
§ 9

PCS. 1. The time of commencement of the Act determined by the Climate, Energy and Building Minister referred. However paragraph. 2. The Minister may decide that parts of the Act comes into force before other parts of loven.11)

PCS. 2-4. (Remove heading)

PCS. 5. Electricity Supply Act § 37 a paragraph. 1, as amended by § 1, no. 28, and the Heat Supply Act § 23 m paragraph. 1, as amended by § 3, no. 11, with effect from 12 June 2003.

PCS. 6. (Optional)

Act no. 534 of 6 June 2007 on municipal disposal of water and waste water supplies if § 14 relates to § 23 l paragraph. 8, 2nd paragraph., Contains the following provision:
§ 11


The Act comes into force after publication in the Official Gazette referred. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. Second The Minister shall determine the date of entry into force of § 13 and § 14.12)

PCS. 3-4. (Remove heading)

Act no. 548 of 6 June 2007 amending the Act on the Danish Subsoil Act, the Electricity Supply Act, the Coastal Protection Act, the ports and various other laws if § 5 terms footnote to title of the Act and § 23 l , PCS. 2, § 23 l paragraph. 6, 2nd sentence. and § 23 l paragraph. 10, 2nd sentence., Contains the following provision:
§ 9

PCS. 1. This Act shall come into force the day after publication in Lovtidende.13)

PCS. 2. § 3, no. 6 and 7, § 4, no. 2 and § 5, no. 3 and 4, with effect from 1 January 2007.

Act no. 549 of 6 June 2007 amending the Electricity Supply Act, Natural Gas Supply Act and the Heat Supply Act, if § 3 relates to § 20 paragraph. 2 and § 23 l paragraph. 8, contains the following provision:
§ 4

PCS. 1. The time of commencement of the Act determined by the Climate, Energy and Building. The Minister may decide that parts of the Act comes into force before other parts of loven.14)

PCS. 2-5. (Remove heading)

PCS. 6. Electricity Supply Act § 37 paragraph. 8, no. 1, as amended by § 1, no. 8, and the Heat Supply Act § 23 l paragraph. 8, no. 1, as amended by § 3, no. 2, with effect from 12 June 2003 in the case of net proceeds and loan capital, DERA has approved or prescribed pursuant to § 35 paragraph. 5, see. Paragraph. 1 of the Act on natural gas supply.

Act no. 465 of 17 June 2008 on the municipal district cooling, if § 12 relates to § 23 m paragraph. 2, 3 and 5, contains the following provision:

§ 10. This Act shall come into force on 1 July 2008.

Act no. 503 of 17 June 2008 amending the Law on Electricity Supply Act, the Natural Gas Supply, Heat Supply Act and the Act on Energinet.dk, if § 3 relates to § 21 paragraph. 1, § 23 l paragraph. 2, § 23 n paragraph. 2, § 33 paragraph. 1 and § 34 paragraph. 1, contains the following provision:
§ 5

PCS. 1. This Act shall enter into force on 1 July 2008.

PCS. 2-8. (Remove heading)


Act no. 460 of 12 June 2009 amending the Law on Environmental Protection, Law on water law on payment rules for waste water installations etc. and various other laws if § 8 relates to § 23 l paragraph. 2, § 23 m paragraph. 2-4 and § 23n paragraph. 1, contains the following provision:
§ 16

PCS. 1. This Act comes into force on 1 January 2010, ref. To paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. (Optional)

Act no. 461 of 12 June 2009 amending the law on the taxation of waste and raw materials, the law concerning tax on coal, lignite and coke etc. and various other laws and repealing the Act on subsidies for electricity if § 8 relates to § 20 paragraph. 1 and 12-14, contains the following provision:
§ 12

PCS. 1. The Minister of Taxation shall set the time for the entry into force of the Act §§ 1-6 and 9-11. The Minister may determine that the provisions enter into force at different times.

PCS. 2. Climate, Energy and Building Minister shall determine the date for the entry into force of the Act, §§ 7 and 8. The Minister may determine that the provisions enter into force at different tidspunkter.15)

PCS. 3-8. (Remove heading)

Act no. 622 of 11 June 2010 amending the Law on Electricity Supply Act, the Natural Gas Supply, Heat Supply Act and various other laws and repealing the Act on utilization of renewable energy sources, etc., if § 4 concerns the footnote to the title of the Act , § 1 piece. 1, § 2. 1, point 1., § 2. 1 pt. 4 and § 2. 2, § 2 a, § 20 paragraph. 2 and 4, § 21 paragraph. 1, point 2., § 23a paragraph. 1, § 23 b paragraph. 5-7, § 23h, paragraph. 4, no. 1 and 2, § 23 h paragraph. 5 and 6, § 23 of the paragraph. 4, § 23k paragraph. 3, no. 2, § 28 b paragraph. 1, 2 and 5, § 34 paragraph. 1 pt. 7, contains the following provision:
§ 8

PCS. 1. The Act shall enter into force on 16 June 2010, ref. To paragraph. 2 and 3.

PCS. 2-5. (Remove heading)

Act no. 1555 of 21 December 2010 amending the law on heat supply, the Water Supply Act, Environmental Protection Act and the Act on contaminated soil, if § 1 relates to § 15 contains the following provision:
§ 5 | ||

This Act shall come into force on 1 January 2011.

Act no. 466 of 18 May 2011 amending the Electricity Supply Act, Natural Gas Supply Act, the Heat Supply Act, the Act on Energinet.dk and the law on the promotion of renewable energy if § 3 relates to § 23 b paragraph. 9, § 23 c paragraph. 3, § 23 l paragraph. 8 and § 27 a, contains the following provision:
§ 7

PCS. 1. This Act shall come into force the day after publication in the Official Gazette referred. However paragraph. 2 and 3.16)

PCS. 2-10. (Remove heading)

Energy Agency, December 14, 2011
Ib Larsen
/ Flemming G. Nielsen

Official notes

1) The Act contains provisions implementing parts of European Parliament and Council Directive 2009/28 / EC of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77 / EC ( Official Journal 2009 no. L 140, page 16), and parts of the European Parliament and Council Directive 2004/8 / EC of 11 February 2004 on the promotion of cogeneration based on a useful heat demand in the internal energy market and amending Directive 92/42 / EEC (Official Journal 2004 no. L 052, page 50).

2) Act no. 213 of 29 March 1995, announced on 30 March 1995 Official Gazette A and entered into force on 31 March 1995.

3) Act no. 436 of 10 June 1997, announced June 11, 1997 in the Official Gazette A and entered into force on 12 June 1997.

4) § 3 of Law no. 316 of 22 May 2002 is brought into force on 1 July 2002, cf. Order no. 454 of 14 June 2002.

5) Act no. 452 of 10 June 2003, announced June 11, 2003 in the Official Gazette A and entered into force on 12 June 2003.

6) Chapter 10 of Law no. 493 of 9 June 2004 is put in force on 1 July 2004, see. Order no. 550 of 17 June 2004.

7) § 3, no. 1 and 2 of Law no. 494 of 9 June 2004 is brought into force on 1 July 2004 and 1 October 2004; cf. Order no. 615 of 18 June 2004 Order no. 913 of 30 august 2004.

8) § 2 of the Law no. 495 of 9 June 2004 is put in force on 1 July 2004, see. Order no. 616 of 18 June 2004.

9) Act no. 293 of 27 April 2005, announced April 29, 2005 in the Official Gazette A and entered into force on 30 April 2005.

10) Act no. 1414 of 21 December 2005 has been announced December 22, 2005 in the Official Gazette A and entered into force on 23 December 2005.

11) § 3 of Law no. 520 of 7 June 2006 put in force on 15 June 2006, cf. Executive Order no. 531 of 8 June 2006.

12) § 14 of Law no. 534 of 6 June 2007 is in force on 1 November 2010, ref. Order no. 1211 of 14 October 2010.


13) Act no. 548 of 6 June 2007, announced June 7, 2007 in the Official Gazette A and entered into force on 8 June 2007.

14) § 3, no. 1 and 2 of Law no. 549 of 6 June 2007 is brought into force on 22 June 2007 and 1 July 2007 referred to. Order no. 636 of 19 June 2007 .

15) § 8 of Act no. 461 of 12 June 2009 has been put into force on 1 January 2010, see. Order no. 1432 of 21 December 2009.

16) Act no. 466 of 18 May 2011, announced May 19, 2011 in the Official Gazette A and entered into force on 20 May 2011.