Seanad debates

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2010: Order for Second Stage


Bill entitled an Act to further promote the use of biofuel in the State and for that purpose to provide for the increased supply of biofuel in the State by means of a biofuel obligation requiring that a specified amount of road transport fuel is biofuel; to impose a levy on relevant disposals of biofuel; to confer additional functions on the National Oil Reserves Agency to administer the biofuel obligation; to give effect to certain provisions of Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC; to amend and extend the National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007; to amend the Fuels (Control of Supplies) Act 1971, the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 and the Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 and to provide for related matters.

3:00 pm

Photo of Donie CassidyDonie Cassidy (Fianna Fail)
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I move: "That Second Stage be taken today."

Question put and agreed to.