Airports

The companies operating Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington International Airports are subject to information disclosure regulation, following regulatory provisions of Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986 (the Act) from 14 October 2008.

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Specified airport services as supplied by these companies  are defined in section 56A of the Act and relate to aircraft and freight activities, airfield activities and specified passenger terminal activities. Airport companies are subject to information disclosure regulation only.

Subpart 11 of Part 4 also requires the Commission to report to the Ministers of Commerce and Transport as to the effectiveness of information disclosure regulation for specified airport services, as soon as practicable after 2012.

Documents regarding the preceding regulatory control inquiry into airports can be viewed in the online archive.

Airports Information Disclosure

Under subpart 11 of Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986, suppliers of specified airport services are subject to information disclosure regulation.

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Section 56G Reports

The Commission is required to report to the Ministers of Commerce and Transport as to how effectively information disclosure (ID) regulation is promoting the purpose of Part 4 of the Commerce Act in respect of a specified airport service.

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