The Vector Transmission Code (VTC) sets out the multilateral terms of access to Vector’s transmission pipelines. Although not a party to the VTC, Gas Industry Co originally had a role in considering VTC Change Request appeals. However, a change to the VTC amendment process was introduced on 1 April 2015 (having obtained the necessary support from Vector and its shippers), which reshaped the amendment process, including removing the right of appeal to Gas Industry Co.
From 1 April 2015 amendments to the VTC will occur under this new process. However, some background on how the change came about, and information on the old and new amendment processes is provided below.