This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 25 August 2005, amends the Commerce (Control of Natural Gas Services) Order 2005, which imposed control under the Commerce Act 1986 on certain natural gas line function services and metering services provided in respect of distribution and gas measurement systems related to Vector Limited and Powerco Limited. The amendment has 3 effects.
First, the amendment ensures that the controls imposed by that order do not apply to the distribution system in the Whangaparaoa peninsula that—
Secondly, the amendment changes the way in which the metering services that are subject to control are described.
Thirdly, the amendment states, for the avoidance of doubt, that Vector Limited is not to be treated, for the purposes of the order, as owning systems that are owned by NGC Holdings Limited or its subsidiaries solely because the 2 are interconnected companies.