Determinations of Alleged Breaches 2009

The Rulings Panel has determined the following alleged breaches referred by the Investigator under the Compliance Regulations:

Description
30 April, 2020
Nova Gas
Auckland Gas
Decision on 2009-104, 129, 130, 138, 139, 160, 161, 180, 186, 187, 206, 235  
30 April, 2020
E-Gas Limited
E-Gas 2000 Limited
Decision to compensation 19/07/2010  
30 April, 2020
E-Gas Limited
E-Gas 2000 Limited
Decision as to compensation 19/07/2010  
30 April, 2020
Auckland Gas
Decision as to costs 19/07/2010  
30 April, 2020
Auckland Gas
Decision on 2009-127, 140  
30 April, 2020
Nova Gas
Auckland Gas
Decision as to Sanctions 19/07/2010  
30 April, 2020
E-Gas Limited
AMS
Auckland Gas
Decision on 2009-21, 22, 23  
30 April, 2020
E-Gas Limited
Decision as to costs 20/04/2010  
30 April, 2020
E-Gas Limited
Decision on 2009-49, 65, 89, 94
E-Gas admitted 63 breaches of the Gas (Switching Arrangements) Rules 2008, primarily r 69.2. E-Gas acknowledged the fundamental principle of the Gas (Switching Arrangements) Rules 2008, which is that switches should be completed within 23 business days in accordance with the Rules. The Rulings Panel has made the following orders under s 43X of the Gas Act 1992:
A civil pecuniary penalty of $300.00 for each breach, making a total of $18,900.00.
A public reprimand to be circulated to industry participants by email, and published as part of the Panel's determination on the website of Gas Industry Co.
Compensation payable to Nova by E-Gas of the sum of $33,214.05.
E-Gas is to pay to Gas Industry Co the costs of the Investigator's involvement and the Rulings Panel expenses, provided that Gas Industry Co submits, within seven days of the Rulings Panel decision, a finalised account for approval by the Rulings Panel.  
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