Legislative instrument details: Greenhouse gas Monitoring Mechanism Decision (MMD)

Legal name Decision No 280/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 concerning a mechanism for monitoring Community greenhouse gas emissions and for implementing the Kyoto Protocol
Short name Greenhouse gas Monitoring Mechanism Decision (MMD)
CELEX reference 32004D0280
Identification number 280/2004/EC
Issued by European Parliament and Council
URL to issuer http://ec.europa.eu/environment/climat/g...
Parent legislative instrument Greenhouse gas Monitoring Mechanism, Council Decision 1999/296/EC
Related instrument(s) Greenhouse gas Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR)
Valid from 10/03/2004
Abstract This Decision establishes a mechanism for:
(a) monitoring all anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks of greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer in the Member States;
(b) evaluating progress towards meeting commitments in respect of these emissions by sources and removals by sinks;
(c) implementing the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol, as regards national programmes, greenhouse gas inventories, national systems and registries of the Community and its Member States, and the relevant procedures under the Kyoto Protocol; and
(d) ensuring the timeliness, completeness, accuracy, consistency, comparability and transparency of reporting by the Community and its Member States to the UNFCCC Secretariat.
Reporting framework
Reporting obligations
Geographic scope European Union