Law (2012:273) On The Security Of Natural Gas Supply

Original Language Title: Lag (2012:273) om trygg naturgasförsörjning

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The scope of the law

section 1 of this Act contains provisions which complement

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



section 2 of the terms and expressions defined in the natural gas Act

(2005:403) has the same meaning in this Act.

Competent authority

section 3 of The Government authority determines jurisdiction

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

Business plans

section 4 of the Government or the authority, as the Government determines

may provide for an obligation for natural gas undertakings and

companies that use natural gas to establish and follow a

preventive action plan and an emergency plan for the company's

business (business plans).


§ 5 the competent authority supervises the

1. Regulation (EC) No 994/2010 and the action plans and

emergency plans drawn up under the regulation are complied with, and

2. this law and the regulations issued in connection

the law is followed.

section 6, the competent authority shall have the right to request the

information and to obtain the documents necessary for


The Government or the authority that the Government may

provide for the obligation to provide the information

needed to enable the competent authority to carry out

its tasks pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 994/2010 and this


paragraph 7, the competent authority may notify the injunctions

needed to ensure that the regulations and plans

subject to supervision are observed. An injunction may be subject to

liquidated damages.

An order effective immediately, unless otherwise

be decided.


section 8 Government or authority the Government determines

may provide for fees to finance the

data by the competent authority in accordance with regulation

(EC) No 994/2010 and in accordance with this Act and regulations

in connection with the Act.


§ 9 a decision notice under section 7 may be appealed to the

General administrative courts.

Leave to appeal is required in case of appeal to the administrative law.

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