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The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) Order 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation

    2. 2.Commencement

    3. 3.Extent

  3. PART 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020 amended

    1. 4.Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020 amended

    2. 5.Article 4 amended (interpretation)

    3. 6.Article 4A inserted

    4. 7.Article 8A inserted

    5. 8.Article 9 amended (meaning of regulator)

    6. 9.Article 14 amended (meaning of UK ETS authority, etc.)

    7. 10.Article 18 amended (allowances)

    8. 11.Article 20 amended (cap for scheme years)

    9. 12.Article 21 amended (cap: hospital and small emitter reduction factors)

    10. 13.Article 24 amended (monitoring and reporting of emissions)

    11. 14.Article 25 substituted

    12. 15.Chapter 4 of Part 2 inserted

    13. 16.Article 27A inserted

    14. 17.Article 33 amended (reporting aviation emissions)

    15. 18.Part 4A inserted

    16. 19.Article 35 amended (charges)

    17. 20.Article 36 substituted and article 36A inserted

    18. 21.Article 37 substituted

    19. 22.Article 39 amended (inspections)

    20. 23.Article 40 amended (powers of entry, etc.)

    21. 24.Article 44 amended (enforcement notices)

    22. 25.Article 49 amended (regulator must publish names of persons subject to civil penalty under article 52)

    23. 26.Article 65 amended (failure to comply with enforcement notice)

    24. 27.Article 70 amended (right of appeal)

    25. 28.Article 71 amended (appeal body)

    26. 29.Article 72 amended (effect of appeals)

    27. 30.Article 73 amended (determination of appeals)

    28. 31.Article 75 amended (information notices)

    29. 32.Articles 75A to 75C inserted

    30. 33.Article 77 amended (transitional provisions)

    31. 34.Schedule 3 amended (applications, notices, etc.)

    32. 35.Schedule 4 amended (modifications to Monitoring and Reporting Regulation 2018)

    33. 36.Schedule 5 substituted

    34. 37.Schedule 5A inserted

    35. 38.Schedule 6 amended (permits)

    36. 39.Schedule 7 amended (hospitals and small emitters)

    37. 40.Schedule 8 amended (ultra-small emitters)

    38. 41.Schedule 9 amended (appeals to Scottish Land Court)

    39. 42.Schedule 10 amended (appeals to Planning Appeals Commission (Northern Ireland))

    40. 43.Schedule 11 amended (transitional provisions: installations)

  4. PART 3 Amendments to other legislation

    1. 44.Climate Change Agreements (Amendment of Agreements) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 amended

    2. 45.Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 amended

    3. 46.Free Allocation Regulation amended

    4. 47.Activity Level Changes Regulation amended

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Free Allocation Regulation amended

      1. 1.Free Allocation Regulation amended

      2. 2.“Regulator” substituted for “competent authority”

      3. 3.Article 1 amended (scope)

      4. 4.Article 2 amended (definitions)

      5. 5.Article 2a inserted

      6. 6.Article 3 omitted

      7. 7.Article 3a inserted

      8. 8.Article 4 amended (application for free allocation in 2026-2030 allocation period by operators of incumbent installations)

      9. 9.Article 5 substituted

      10. 10.Article 6 amended (general obligation to monitor)

      11. 11.Article 7 amended (monitoring principles)

      12. 12.Article 8 amended (content and submission of the monitoring methodology plan)

      13. 13.Article 9 amended (changes to the monitoring methodology plan)

      14. 14.Article 10 amended (division into sub-installations)

      15. 15.Article 12 amended (data gaps)

      16. 16.Articles 13 and 14 omitted

      17. 17.Article 15 amended (historical activity level for incumbent installations)

      18. 18.Article 15a inserted

      19. 19.Article 16 amended (preliminary allocation at installation level for incumbent installations)

      20. 20.Articles 16a and 16b inserted

      21. 21.Article 17 amended (historical activity level for new entrants)

      22. 22.Article 18 amended (preliminary allocation to new entrants)

      23. 23.Article 18a inserted

      24. 24.Article 19 amended (allocation in respect of steam cracking)

      25. 25.Article 20 amended (allocation in respect of vinyl chloride monomer)

      26. 26.Article 21 amended (heat flows between installations)

      27. 27.Article 22 amended (exchangeability of fuel and electricity)

      28. 28.Article 23 omitted

      29. 29.Article 24 substituted

      30. 30.Article 25 substituted

      31. 31.Articles 26 substituted

      32. 32.Final text omitted

      33. 33.Annex 3 amended (historical activity level for specific benchmarks referred to in Articles 15(8) and 17(1)(f))

      34. 34.Annex 4 amended (parameters for baseline data collection)

      35. 35.Annex 5 amended (factors applicable for reducing free allocation)

      36. 36.Annex 6 amended (minimum content of the monitoring methodology plan)

      37. 37.Annex 7 amended (data monitoring methods)

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Activity Level Changes Regulation amended

      1. 1.Activity Level Changes Regulation amended

      2. 2.Article 1 amended (scope)

      3. 3.Article 2 amended (definitions)

      4. 4.Article 3 amended (reporting requirements)

      5. 5.Articles 3a inserted

      6. 6.Article 4 amended (average activity levels)

      7. 7.Article 5 amended (adjustments to free allocation due to activity level changes)

      8. 8.Article 6 amended (other changes in the operation of the installation)

      9. 9.Article 6a inserted

      10. 10.Final text amended

  6. Explanatory Note

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