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.
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.
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.
Input methodologies for fibre are the rules, requirements and processes that we are required to develop under Part 6 of the Telecommunications Act. We are currently developing these fibre input methodologies.
As part of our process of setting the default price-quality path (DPP) for electricity distribution businesses from 1 April 2020, we may consider amendments to the input methodologies for electricity distribution services necessary to implement this DPP and future price-quality paths.
As part of our process of setting Transpower’s individual price-quality path (IPP) from 1 April 2020, we may consider amendments to the input methodologies (IM) necessary for implementing this IPP and future price-quality paths.
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.