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Requirements for Composition of Data in the Report on Fulfilment of the Obligation concerning Release of Biofuel for Consumption and Rules for Submission of the Report

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Requirements for Composition of Data in the Report on Fulfilment of the Obligation concerning Release of Biofuel for Consumption and Rules for Submission of the Report - content
Issuer:Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure
Type:regulation
In force from:01.05.2018
In force until: In force
Translation published:19.12.2019

Requirements for Composition of Data in the Report on Fulfilment of the Obligation concerning Release of Biofuel for Consumption and Rules for Submission of the Report

Passed 24.04.2018 No. 20

This Regulation is enacted under subsection 2 of § 24 of the Liquid Fuel Act.

§ 1.  Scope of application

  This Regulation provides the requirements for the composition of data in the report on fulfilment of the obligation concerning the release of biofuel for consumption (hereinafter, ‘report’) and the rules for submission of the report.

§ 2.  Rules for submission of the report

 (1) The supplier submits the report at the latest on the 15th day of each month to the email address of the Environment Board.

 (2) The report is drawn up using the relevant form and is digitally signed by the authorized representative of the supplier.

 (3) The form for the report has been published on the website of the Ministry of the Environment.

 (4) The supplier attaches to the report a certificate from the keeper of the excise warehouse to the effect that the quantity of the fuel released for consumption corresponds to the information possessed by that keeper.

§ 3.  Composition of data to be submitted in the report

 (1) In the report, the supplier presents the following particulars concerning the petrol, diesel and biofuel released for consumption during the previous month:
 1) the name of the fuel and of the biofuel;
 2) the name of the feedstock of the biofuel and its quantity in megajoules;
 3) the lower calorific value of the fuel and of the biofuel in megajoules per litre;
 4) the time (month-based) of release for consumption of the fuel and of the biofuel;
 5) the quantity, at the temperature of 15 degrees Celsius, in litres and in megajoules, of the fuel and of the biofuel;
 6) an indication on whether the biofuel released for consumption qualifies for double counting for the purposes of fulfilling the obligation set out in subsection 1 of § 21 of the Liquid Fuel Act;
 7) the document certifying sustainability criteria and the name of the method.

 (2) Where, under subsection 2 of § 7 of the Liquid Fuel Stocks Act, the Government of the Republic has released stocks of liquid fuel, the supplier indicates in the report the quantity of the fuel released for consumption on the basis of the order of the Government of the Republic.

 (3) Where the supplier has concluded, with another supplier or with other suppliers, the agreement mentioned in § 22 of the Liquid Fuel Act, they present, in the report, the quantity of statistics for renewable energy which, during the reporting period, was transferred from or to another supplier.

 (4) Concerning the quantity referred to in subsection 3, the supplier that transferred the statistics must annex to the report a certificate to the effect that the statistics originate from fuel that has been produced in accordance with sustainability criteria.

§ 4.  Implementing provisions

 (1) Particulars concerning the diesel released for consumption are not required to be reflected in the report during the period of 1 November 2018 through 31 March 2019.

 (2) Use of the form for the report mentioned in subsection 3 of § 2 is obligatory until the database of fuel handling operations administered by the Tax and Customs Board becomes operational.

§ 5.  Entry into force of this Regulation

  Subsections 3 and 4 of § 3 enter into force on 1 January 2019.

Kadri Simson
Minister for Economic Affairs and Infrastructure

Merike Saks
Secretary-General

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