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Act No. 251/2012 Coll. on Energy and on change of certain acts

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2012
The principle aim of the law is to implement the provisions of the EU Third Energy Package into national legislation. The Energy Act introduces the obligation to unbundle energy generation and supply from transmission services. The law strengthens consumer rights and gives new competences to the independent national energy regulator.

In order to foster liberalisation and transparency of the market in electricity and gas, this Act lays down:
- business conditions of the energy sector
- marketing, rights and obligations of participants of the energy market
- measures to ensure security of the supply of electrical energy and gas and functioning of the internal market of electrical energy and the internal gas market
- rights and obligations of persons whose rights and obligations may be affected by participants of the market of energy sector
- competences of state administration
- state supervision and control of the business in the energy sector.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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