Relevant Registry - EFET Allowance Provision

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2007 EFET General Agreement
Version 2.1(a) (Power)

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Relevant Registry means the Registry through which a Party is obliged to perform a Transfer or acceptance of Transfer obligation under and in accordance with an Allowance Transaction. Where a Party has specified more than one Holding Account for Transfer or acceptance purposes, the Relevant Registry shall be identified in accordance with § 4.1(b);


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Emissions trading documentation
ISDA: EU AnatomyEU Wikitext EU Nutshell (premium) • UK AnatomyUK Wikitext (to be merged into EU Anatomy)
IETA: IETA Master AgreementIETA WikitextIETA Nutshell (premium)
EFET: EFET Allowances AppendixEFET Allowances WikitextEFET Nutshell (premium)



The definition of Relevant Registry is more or less the same in all three emissions trading documentation regimes. Compare:
ISDA: Relevant Registry
IETA: Relevant Registry
EFET: Relevant Registry



Did we need a separate definition of “Relevant Registry”? Does it convey any nuance or additional colour that the lower-cased, colloquial, “relevant Registry” does not. In our humble opinion, it does not. Do we really even need the word relevant? In what world, and why, would one be talking about a Registry that was irrelevant?

Do not get us started on all this business about there being more than one Specified Holding Account.

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