Gas Governance (Critical Contingency Management) Amendment Regulations 2013


Gas Governance (Critical Contingency Management) Amendment Regulations 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of December 2013

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to sections 43F, 43G, 43S, and 43T of the Gas Act 1992, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister of Energy and Resources made in accordance with sections 43J to 43O of that Act, makes the following regulations.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal regulations

4 Regulation 5 amended (Interpretation)

5 Regulation 6 amended (Appointment of critical contingency operator)

6 Regulation 7 replaced (Other terms of critical contingency operator service provider agreement)

7 Regulation 9 amended (Critical contingency Internet site)

8 Regulation 10 amended (Publication of transmission system)

9 Regulation 11 amended (Performance standards)

10 Regulation 13 amended (Relationship with NGOCP and transmission system codes)

11 Regulations 15 and 16 revoked

12 Regulation 18 amended (How and when estimated ongoing fees payable)

13 Regulation 20 amended (General provisions regarding fees)

14 Regulation 21 amended (Giving of ordinary notices)

15 Regulation 22 amended (When ordinary notices taken to be given)

16 Regulation 25 amended (Content of critical contingency management plan)

17 Regulation 32 amended (Publication of critical contingency management plans)

18 Regulation 33 amended (Maintaining critical contingency management plan)

19 Regulation 34 amended (Testing critical contingency management plan)

20 Regulation 35 amended (Publication of communications plan)

21 Regulation 36 amended (Information guide for certain parties)

22 Regulation 38 amended (Transmission system owners to provide transmission system information)

23 New regulation 38A inserted (Other information to be provided to critical contingency operator)

24 Regulation 39 amended (Retailers to provide consumer information)

25 Regulations 40 to 46 replaced

26 Regulation 47 revoked (Safety)

27 Regulation 48 amended (Critical contingency operator must determine critical contingency)

28 Regulation 49 amended (Process for declaration)

29 Regulation 51 amended (Notification of critical contingency to certain parties)

30 New regulation 52A and cross-heading inserted

31 Regulation 53 amended (Role of critical contingency operator during critical contingency)

32 Regulation 54 amended (Role of transmission system owner during critical contingency)

33 New regulation 54A inserted (Asset owners to communicate information about failed assets)

34 Regulation 55 amended (Retailers and large consumers must follow directions)

35 Regulation 56 amended (Retailers to instruct consumers)

36 Regulation 57 amended (Consumers to comply with directions)

37 New regulation 57A inserted (Emergency approval of essential services designation or critical care designation)

38 Regulation 60 amended (Termination of critical contingency)

39 Regulation 61 amended (Process for termination)

40 Regulation 62 amended (Notification of termination to certain parties)

41 Regulation 64 amended (Incident report)

42 Regulation 65 amended (Performance report)

43 New regulation 65A inserted (Industry body may audit performance of obligations)

44 New regulation 66A inserted (Process for identifying gas usage that is contrary to curtailment directions)

45 Regulation 71 amended (Determining critical contingency price)

46 Regulation 75 amended (Contingency imbalance calculation methodology)

47 Regulation 77 amended (Transmission system owners to provide contingency imbalance information)

48 Regulation 82 amended (Price and imbalances provisions do not apply to regional critical contingencies)

49 New regulations 82A and 82B inserted

50 Regulation 83 amended (Audits)

51 Regulation 84 revoked (Treatment of critical contingency occurring before go-live date)

52 Regulation 85 amended (Separation of roles for critical contingency operator)

53 New regulations 86 and 87 inserted

54 Schedule 2 replaced

New Schedules 2 to 7

Explanatory note

Administrative information