Pursuant to section 43R of the Gas Act 1992 (“Act”), I notify the making of minor amendments to the Gas (Downstream Reconciliation) Rules 2008 (“Rules”) under section 43Q of the Act.
The empowering provision for the gas governance regulation in relation to which the amendments to the Rules are made is section 43F(2)(a) of the Act.
The purpose of the Rules is to establish a set of uniform processes that enable the fair, efficient, and reliable allocation and reconciliation of downstream gas quantities.
The amendments to the Rules make minor and technical changes to implement aspects of a new framework for addressing retailer insolvency.
The amendments to the Rules come into force on 14 September 2015.
Copies of the Rules are available:
- for inspection, free of charge:
- at the head office of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), 15 Stout Street, Wellington, and at the head office of the Gas Industry Company (GIC), Level 8, The Todd Building, 95 Customhouse Quay, Wellington (during ordinary office hours); and
- on the internet on the websites of MBIE at
and the GIC at
- for purchase at the head office of the GIC, Level 8, The Todd Building, 95 Customhouse Quay, Wellington (during ordinary office hours).
Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of July 2015.
Hon SIMON BRIDGES, Minister of Energy and Resources.