Regulation (2014:35) Fixing The Revenue Framework On Natural Gas

Original Language Title: Förordning (2014:35) om fastställande av intäktsram på naturgasområdet

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2014:35

Introductory provisions



Article 1 this regulation lays down rules in connection

the natural gas Act (2005:403) on natural gas companies ' income

from the transmission of natural gas, storage of natural gas, or

access to a gasification plant.



section 2 of the terms and expressions used in this regulation were

the same meaning as in the natural gas Act (2005:403).



section 3 with the fixed assets referred to in this regulation



1. a facility used for the transmission of natural gas,



2. a facility used for the stocking of natural gas,



3. a facility used for the gasification of liquefied

natural gas for liquefaction of natural gas, as well as for import and

unloading of liquefied natural gas,



4. a system which is used for the operation or monitoring of a

facility referred to in 1 and 3, or



5. a facility with associated system used for

measurement, calculation and reporting in the operation of a

facility specified in 1-3.



Revenue from connection to the natural gas pipeline and other

plants



section 4 of the Energy market inspectorate may provide for

how the deduction under Chapter 6. 10 section natural gas Act

(2005:403) should be calculated.



Reasonable costs



paragraph 5 of the Energy market inspectorate may provide for

what costs can affect the natural gas undertakings and which

index to be used when cost is recalculated with regard

to changes in the price level.



Calculation of a reasonable return



Assets included in the capital base



section 6, if a fixed asset is starting to be used by

natural gas company during the regulatory period, should the asset be included

in the capital base from the mid-year shift that follows the

time when the supply starts to be used.



When a fixed asset is no longer used, shall

access is not included in the capital base from the mid-year shift

that falls immediately after the date on which the supply stopped

be used.



The energy market inspectorate may provide for the

assets to be included in the capital base.



Valuation of fixed assets



Nuanskaffningsvärde



section 7 of the fixed assets that are included in the capital base to be

have a nuanskaffningsvärde. Nuanskaffningsvärdet

calculated on the basis of the cost of acquiring or

manufacturing fixed asset when it originally was taken in

use taking into account the change in the price level from the

the date of acquisition.



section 8 if there are no conditions to calculate a

nuanskaffningsvärde under section 7, shall nuanskaffningsvärdet

are calculated on the basis of the book value of the fixed asset. If

the fixed asset has no book value or if

There are serious reasons, may nuanskaffningsvärdet instead

be determined to what is reasonable with regard to the

nature.



Change in price level



§ 9 the calculation of own funds, the change in

the price is considered to correspond to a cost index calculated for

each year. Index is equal to the annual

the cost of the materials used and the

work carried out at the site of the assets

included in the capital base. The energy market Inspectorate shall notify the

regulations on how the index is calculated.



Calculation of consumption of fixed capital



section 10 when calculating a reasonable return to the part of the

the cost of capital which corresponds to consumption of fixed capital is calculated

as a fixed percentage of nuanskaffningsvärdet. The fixed percentage

calculated based on the asset's economic life.



The energy market Inspectorate shall notify the details

If the calculation referred to in the first subparagraph.



section 11 of the Energy market inspectorate may provide for

How age of fixed assets should be determined in the case

åldersuppgifter is missing.



Documentation of assets



paragraph 12 of the natural gas company will continuously record data on

the fixed assets that are included in the capital base.



The documentation shall indicate



1. which fixed assets are included in the own funds,



2. where a fixed asset is located;



3. when investments and disposals referred to be implemented or

have been carried out during the period of supervision,



4. the method of natural gas company has used to calculate

nuanskaffningsvärde of an asset,



5. If a natural gas undertaking owning the asset, or has acquired

control over access in any other way, and



6. If the asset forms the reserve stock in the business.



paragraph 13 of the energy market Inspectorate shall notify the closer

regulations on documentation in accordance with section 12.



Other provisions



section 14 of the Energy market Inspectorate shall notify the closer

regulations on



1. the obligation for a natural gas company to submit a

draft revenue framework and to provide data according to Chapter 6.

section 7 of the natural gas Act (2005:403)



2. the information to be submitted in an application for relief

According to Chapter 6. 13 or section 15 of the natural gas Act, and



3. the obligation of a natural gas undertaking to provide data

According to Chapter 6. section 24 of the natural gas Act.