Telecommunications (Regulated Fibre Service Providers) Amendment Regulations 2022

2022/156

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Telecommunications (Regulated Fibre Service Providers) Amendment Regulations 2022

Cindy Kiro, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of May 2022

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under section 226 of the Telecommunications Act 2001

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications given in accordance with that section.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Telecommunications (Regulated Fibre Service Providers) Amendment Regulations 2022.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2022.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 5 amended (Persons subject to information disclosure regulation)

(1)

In regulation 5, table, revoke the item relating to Northpower LFC2 Limited.

(2)

In regulation 5, table, column 1, item relating to UltraFast Fibre Limited, replace “UltraFast Fibre Limited” with “Tuatahi First Fibre Limited”.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 July 2022, amend the Telecommunications (Regulated Fibre Service Providers) Regulations 2019.

The amendments update the names of some of the persons subject to information disclosure regulation to align with recent name changes of those persons. The name changes are as follows:

  • Northpower Fibre Limited and Northpower LFC2 Limited have merged to become Northpower Fibre Limited; and

  • UltraFast Fibre Limited has changed its name to Tuatahi First Fibre Limited.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 May 2022.

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