The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2019

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2019/1440
Year2019
(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2019 and come into force in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (4) .(2) This regulation and regulations 3(2) (g) and (l) , 4(4) and (5) , 15(3) , 18(3) to (5) , 20, 24(3) , 25 and 26 come into force 21 days after the day on which these Regulations are laid.(2A) Regulations 15(4) and 31(1) come into force on 1st February 2020.regulation 3(2) (a) , so far as required for the purposes of sub-paragraphs (d) , (e) and (f) of this paragraph;regulation 3(2) (d) , so far as required for the purposes of sub-paragraphs (d) , (e) and (f) of this paragraph;regulation 11(3) , so far as required for the purposes of sub-paragraphs (d) , (e) and (f) of this paragraph;regulation 29(5) (a) , to the extent it amends paragraph 3(10) of Schedule 5 to the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012, so far as required for the authority to be able to comply with paragraph 3(11) of that Schedule in relation to the allocation period;regulation 29(5) (b) , which amends paragraph 3(1) (e) of Schedule 5 to the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012, so far as required for the authority to be able to comply with paragraph 3(2) of that Schedule in relation to the allocation period;regulation 29(8) , which amends paragraph 6 of Schedule 5 to the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012, so far as required for the authority to be able to comply with sub-paragraph (8) of that paragraph (as amended) in relation to the allocation period.(3) Regulation 27, which substitutes regulation 88 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012 (4) The remainder of these Regulations come into force on 1st January 2021.(5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
  • These Regulations amend the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012 in accordance with regulations 3 to 30.
  • (1) Regulation 3 is amended as follows.after the definition of “allocation”, insert—
      allocation period” means—
    • (a) the period which begins with 1st January 2021 and ends with 31st December 2025 (“the first allocation period”) ;
    • (b) the period which begins with 1st January 2026 and ends with 31st December 2030 (“the second allocation period”) ;
    ;
    the period which begins with 1st January 2021 and ends with 31st December 2025 (“the first allocation period”) ;the period which begins with 1st January 2026 and ends with 31st December 2030 (“the second allocation period”) ;after the definition of “annual reportable emissions”, insert—
      Article 27 installation” means an installation of the kind described in regulation 15(A1) ;“Article 27a installation” means an installation of the kind described in regulation 15A(1) ;“Article 27 installation emissions permit” means a permit which—
    • (a) is granted following an application under regulation 10(2) ; or
    • (b) results from a variation made under regulation 88 or paragraph 2 of Schedule 5;
    ;
    is granted following an application under regulation 10(2) ; orresults from a variation made under regulation 88 or paragraph 2 of Schedule 5;for the definition of “change of status notice”paragraph 8(1) or 8(4) of Schedule 5 that an installation will cease to be treated as an Article 27 installation;paragraph 5(1) of Schedule 5A, that an installation will cease to be treated as an Article 27a installation;after the definition of “emissions”, insert—
      emissions target”, in relation to a scheme year, means an amount of reportable emissions specified in an Article 27 installation emissions permit as the target for that excluded installation in that year;
    ;
    for the definition of “excluded installation” substitute—
      excluded installation” means—
    • (a) an Article 27 installation; or
    • (b) an Article 27a installation;
    ;
    an Article 27 installation; oran Article 27a installation;omit the definition of “excluded installation emissions permit”;after the definition of “the Free Allocation Decision”, insert—
      the Free Allocation Regulation” means Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/331 of 19 December 2018 determining transitional Union-wide rules for harmonised free allocation of emission allowances pursuant to Article 10a of Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, as amended from time to time ;
    ;
    after the definition of “the Monitoring and Reporting Regulation”, insert—
      the Monitoring and Reporting Regulation 2018” means Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2066 of 19 December 2018 on the monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Commission Regulation (EU) No 601/2012, as amended from time to time ;
    ;
    in the definition of “permit”, in paragraph (b) , for “excluded” substitute “ Article 27 ”;. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .in the words before paragraph (a) , omit “eight-year”; andin paragraph (b) , for “eight” substitute “ ten ”;for the definition of “the Verification Regulation”, substitute—
      the Verification Regulation 2018” means Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2067 of 19 December 2018 on the verification of data and on the accreditation of verifiers pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, as amended from time to time ;
    ;
    in the definition of “written procedures”, at the end, insert “ 2018 ”.in sub-paragraph (b) , after “an installation”, insert “ that is not an Article 27a installation ”;omit “and”;insert—
    • (ba) an Article 27a installation has ceased operation, the operator is the person who had control over its operation immediately before the installation ceased operation; and
    .
    an Article 27a installation has ceased operation, the operator is the person who had control over its operation immediately before the installation ceased operation; and

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