Electricity (Low Fixed Charge Tariff Option for Domestic Consumers) Regulations 2004

  • This version was replaced on 29 August 2017 to make a correction to regulation 12(3)(b) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Reprint as at 1 July 2013

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Electricity (Low Fixed Charge Tariff Option for Domestic Consumers) Regulations 2004

(SR 2004/272)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 30th day of August 2004

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

Pursuant to sections 172B, 172J, and 172K of the Electricity Act 1992, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Objective
4Interpretation
5Electricity retailers to make low fixed charge tariff options available
6Homes to which low fixed charge tariff option must be made available [Revoked]
7Types of fixed charge tariff options
8Minimum requirements for low fixed charge tariff options
9Regulation of variable charges in low fixed charge tariff options
10Regulation of other charges and other terms and conditions of low fixed charge tariff options
11Rules as to advertisement of low fixed charge tariff options
12Promotion of low fixed charge tariff options
13Purpose
14Regulated distributor tariff option
15Regulation of variable charges in regulated distributor tariff option
16Regulation of other charges and other terms and conditions of regulated distributor tariff option
17Distributors providing wholesale pricing
18Prompt payment discounts
19Itemising on bills
20Low fixed charge tariff options unaffected by number of meters
21Restriction on charging by other parties
22When information must be supplied
23What information must be supplied
24Offences against low fixed charge tariff option and regulated distributor tariff option requirements
25Offences against supply of information requirements
26Minister may grant exemptions
27Exemption for retailers and distributors for closed or obsolete tariffs
28Exemption for distributors for remote areas with single lines serving few homes
29Exemption for distributors for homes served by dedicated transformer
29AExemption for distributors for homes with 3-phase supply or 15 kVA supply
30Exemption for retailers and distributors for transition from material compliance before 1 October 2004 [Revoked]
31Minister may grant exemptions to electricity retailers
32Applications for exemptions
33Granting, variation, and revocation of exemptions
34Publication of exemptions
35Transpower
36Nothing in regulations requires alternative tariff option
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