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Profitability of electricity distributors following first adjustments to revenue limits

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The purpose of information disclosure regulation is to ensure that sufficient information is readily available to interested persons to assess whether the purpose of Part 4 of the Commerce Act is being met.

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UBA section 30R review of non-price terms

Project status: Cross-submissions on Process and issues paper due June 2016

On 1 April 2015, the Commission commenced a section 30R review of the STD for the UBA service.

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Risk allocation under price-quality paths

Project status: IM Review: Draft decisions and reasons due 16 June 2016

The Commission is currently reviewing the input methodologies (IMs), which it is required to do within 7 years of setting them.

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Interactions between DPPs and CPPs, and the requirements for CPPs

Project status: IM Review: Draft decisions and reasons due 16 June 2016

This page contains information on the CPP requirements topic being consider as part of the input methodologies review.

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2017-2022 Default price-quality path

Project status: IM review draft decision: Gas DPP implementation paper due July 2016

By 31 May 2017 we will reset the default price-quality paths that applies to gas distribution and gas transmission businesses.

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Gas pipelines issues

Project status: IM Review: Draft decisions and reasons due 16 June 2016

This page contains information on the gas pipeline issues being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Cost of capital

Project status: IM Review: Draft decisions and reasons due 16 June 2016

This page contains information on cost of capital issues being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Review of Milk Price Calculation 2015/16 season

Project status: Draft report on base milk price calculation due 15 August 2016

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Emerging technology in the energy sector

Project status: IM Review: Draft decisions and reasons due 16 June 2016

This page contains information on the emerging technology topic being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Airport profitability assessment

Project status: IM Review: Draft decision due 16 June 2016

This page contains information on the airports profitability assessment topic being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Z Energy’s application for clearance to acquire Chevron New Zealand

Project status: Clearance determination due mid-May 2016

The Commerce Commission received an application from Z Energy Limited seeking clearance to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand, the owner of the Caltex brand in New Zealand.

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Airport fast track processes for input methodologies review

Project status: IM Review: Draft decisions and reasons due 16 June 2016

This page contains information on the ‘fast track’ processes to consider certain airport services matters ahead of the indicated timeframes for the main input methodologies review.

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Input methodologies review

Project status: IM Review: Draft decisions and reasons due June 2016

This page includes information on the review of the input methodologies that the Commission must undertake within 7 years of setting the input methodologies.

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Mobile Termination Access Service

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Mobile termination access services (MTAS) are the termination services a network operator needs to purchase to allow its subscribers to communicate with the subscribers of another mobile network. This is a designated access service.

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Cost of capital 2016

Project status: WACC for CPP for GTBs with December year-end (Maui Development Limited) due 30 June 2016

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