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Regulation (2012:275) On The Security Of Natural Gas Supply

Original Language Title: Förordning (2012:275) om trygg naturgasförsörjning

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The scope of the

section 1 of this regulation provides that supplement

European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 994/2010 by

20 October 2010 on measures to safeguard security of

of gas supply and repealing Council directive

2004/67/EC and the provisions that connects to the law (2012:273)

on the security of natural gas supply.

Competent authority

section 2 of the Swedish Energy Agency (the Agency) is the competent

authority according to Regulation (EU) No 994/2010.

Agreements between the competent authorities

section 3 of the Swedish Energy Agency may conclude agreements with the competent

authorities of other Member States in the framework of such

cooperation referred to in article 4(3) of Regulation (EC) no



section 4 of the Energy Authority will ensure that the market that

referred to in article 6(10) of Regulation (EU) No 994/2010 is implemented.

Capacity for reverse flows

paragraph 5 of the Energy Authority hears cases on the capacities for reverse

flows or exemption under article 7 of Regulation (EC) no


Announcement of crisis levels

section 6 of the Energy Authority may entrust to Swedish Swedish

power networks to announce such crisis levels referred to in article

10(3) of Regulation (EC) No 994/2010.

When Swedish Swedish power grids announces an emergency level, the

immediately inform the Energy Authority and

provide the authority with all the necessary information.


Business plans

section 7 of the Energy Authority may provide for the obligation

for natural gas companies and companies that use natural gas to

establish and follow a preventive action plan and an emergency plan

for the company's operations (business plans).

Collection of information

section 8 of the energy authority may provide for the obligation

to provide the necessary information to the energy authority

performance of its tasks pursuant to Regulation (EU) no

994/2010 and the law (2012:273) on the security of natural gas supply.


§ 9 the Energy Agency's decision pursuant to article 7(4) of the regulation

(EC) No 994/2010 may be appealed to the Government.