May 2018

Authorisation application received from Infant Nutrition Council

25 May 2018

The Commerce Commission has received an application from the Infant Nutrition Council Limited (INC) seeking authorisation for an arrangement allowing the INC to restrict its members from marketing formula products for children aged up to 12 months.

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$52,500 fine for selling non-protective safety jacket

15 May 2018

A protective clothing company has been fined $52,500 for selling a safety jacket that did not have the claimed protection against electrical burns.

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Reminder to businesses about ‘Made in New Zealand’ claims

14 May 2018

The Commerce Commission is reminding all businesses that any ‘Made in New Zealand’ claims they make about their products must be accurate, able to be substantiated and must not mislead consumers about the country of origin.

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Additional scrutiny ahead of Transpower's price-quality path application

11 May 2018

An independent verifier has been appointed to scrutinise key components of Transpower’s proposal for its price-quality path for the 5 years from 2020 ahead of it being submitted to the Commerce Commission for approval. 

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Open letter to better understand emerging technologies in monopoly parts of electricity sector

9 May 2018

The Commerce Commission has written an open letter outlining its intention to gather information from regulated electricity distributors to better understand how they are planning, investing and accounting for emerging technologies.

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New videos and quick guides to help businesses avoid unfair contract terms

9 May 2018

The Commerce Commission has launched a new series of videos and quick guides targeted at businesses to help them avoid unfair contract terms in their standard form consumer contracts.

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