Government policy statements

The Government may periodically provide the Commerce Commission with statements of economic policy to which it must give regard.

Resilience of Electricity Services in the Wellington region

On 18 September 2017, the then Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jacqui Dean, issued a statement of government policy to the Commerce Commission highlighting the national significance of resilient electricity services in the Wellington region.

The statement was included in the Gazette on 21 September 2017. A copy is available here:

New Zealand Gazette No. 97, 21 Sept 2017: Government Policy Statement—Resilience of Electricity Services in the Wellington Region(external link)