Gasoline is subject to regulation and taxation
around the world.
Energy laws govern the use and taxation of
energy, both renewable and non-renewable.
These laws are the primary authorities (such
as caselaw, statutes, rules, regulations and
edicts) related to energy. In contrast, energy
policy refers to the policy and politics of
In the twentieth century, energy law fo-
cused mostly on oil and gas regulation, but
was expanded to include other areas of en-
ergy regulation as well. It also includes the
legal provision for oil, gasoline, and "extrac-
International Atomic Energy
There is a growing academic interest in In-
ternational energy law, including continu-
legal education seminars,
law reviews, and graduate
Africa does not have a significant energy law.
Uganda has adopted a new Atomic energy
law, which it hopes "will boost technical co-
operation between the country and the Inter-
national Atomic Energy Agency," according
to "a senior agency official" from that African
Energy is big business in Australia.
See also: Anti-nuclear movement in Australia
See also: Nuclear power in Australia
See also: Renewable energy in Australia
See also: Alberta electricity policy
See also: Ontario electricity policy
Canada has an extensive energy law, both
through the confederation and the provinces,
especially Alberta. These include:
• Alternative Fuels Act ( 1995, c. 20 ) 
• Cooperative Energy Act ( 1980-81-82-83,
c. 108 ) 
• Energy Administration Act ( R.S., 1985, c.
E-6 ) 
• Energy Monitoring Act ( R.S., 1985, c. E-8
• Nuclear Energy Act ( R.S., 1985, c. A-16 )
• Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act ( R.S.,
1985, c. O-7 ) 
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• Canada Petroleum Resources Act ( 1985,
c. 36 (2nd Supp.) ) 
• National Energy Board Act ( R.S., 1985, c.
N-7 ) 
• Electricity and Gas Inspection Act ( R.S.,