Electricity Amendment Act 2007

Electricity Amendment Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 53
Date of assent19 September 2007


This Act is administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Electricity Amendment Act 2007.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Electricity Act 1992.

4 Regulations
  • (1) Section 169(1) is amended by repealing paragraph (8)(b).

    (2) Section 169(1) is amended by inserting the following heading and paragraph after paragraph (23):

    • Statistics
    • (23A) authorising the Secretary to obtain such information concerning the generation, conversion, transformation, conveyance, sale, consumption, and use of electricity as may be required for statistical purposes:.

5 Electricity governance regulations
  • Section 172D(1)(10) is amended by omitting electricity generators and substituting generators.

6 Purpose
  • Section 172L(b) is amended by omitting electricity governance organisations and substituting the Electricity Commission.

Legislative history

11 September 2007Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 107-2) by committee of the whole House
11 September 2007Third reading