This section contains all current and closed Commission regulatory projects. This includes determinations, reports, inquiries, studies and disclosures relating to telecommunications, electricity lines, gas pipelines, airports and dairy.
See our four major regulatory projects and the key consultation points for 2019 here.
Under amendments to the Telecommunications Act 2001, the Commission is required to develop a copper withdrawal code that sets the minimum consumer protection requirements that will need to be met before Chorus can stop providing copper services.
Chorus and the Local Fibre Companies’ have Deeds of Open Access Undertakings (Fibre Deeds) given under the Telecommunications Act 2001 (Act). The undertakings requires them to provide a point-to-multipoint layer 1 fibre access service (PON Fibre Access Service) from 1 January 2020 for area 1 of the governments Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative.
The purpose of a Commission 111 contact code is to protect vulnerable consumers by ensuring they have reasonable access to an appropriate means of contacting the 111 emergency service in the event of a power failure.
We are currently in the process of setting the default price-quality path that will apply to electricity distributors from 1 April 2020. We expect to reach our final decision as part of this process by 28 November 2019.