GHG Emissions Trading Scheme Regs 2012
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The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 Jan 2013
1 Jan 2013
Emissions trading - UK
The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012 implement EU Directive 2003/87/EC on establishing a scheme for GHG emission allowance trading, particularly amendments made to 2003/87/EC by Directive 2009/29/EC which extended the scheme.
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