This section contains information about the Electricity Industry Act 2010 (Act) under which we are set up.

We were established by the government in 2010 under the Act to oversee the governance and operation of New Zealand’s electricity market.

The Act allows us to amend the Code and sets the process we must follow.

The Act may be accessed in full here.

The Electricity Industry Act 2010

  • How the Act, Code and Regulations fit together

    Published: 02/12/2013 12:00am

    The Electricity Industry Act 2010 (Act) came into force on 1 November 2010. The Code also came into force on 1 November 2010. Read More

  • Part 3 of the Act

    Published: 02/08/2012 12:00am

    The Authority administers Part 3 of the Electricity Industry Act 2010. Part 3 relates to the separation of distribution from certain generation and retailing activities. Read More

  • Regulations

    Published: 21/09/2012 12:00am

    This page contains links to the legislation that regulates the electricity sector. Read More