Connection to network

106 Operator must agree to connection to network


Except as provided in Part 2, a person may only connect equipment to a network, or to anything connected to a network, that is owned or operated by an operator who has agreed to the connection.


Nothing in subsection (1) limits the Commerce Act 1986.


Subsection (1) is subject to sections 107 and 108.


In subsection (1) and sections 107 and 108, operator means—


a network operator; or


any other person who provides a telecommunications service by means of a PTN that is operated by the person.

Compare: 1987 No 116 s 6(1), (2)

Section 106(4)(b): amended, on 1 July 2011, by section 26(1) of the Telecommunications (TSO, Broadband, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 27).