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Name: Essential Services Commission Act 2001 (No. 62 of 2001).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2001-10-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Victorial Acts of Parliament, 2001, Vol. 3, pp. 2135-2238
ISN: AUS-2001-L-62619
Bibliography: Victorial Acts of Parliament, 2001, Vol. 3, pp. 2135-2238
Abstract/Citation: Establishes Essential Services Commission and provides for economic regulatory framework for regulated industries. Sets out objectives, functions and powers of Commission, including powers in respect of inquiries and special investigations. Primary objective of Commission is to protect long-term interests of consumers with regard to price, quality and reliability of essential services. Also regulates process for consultation between Commission and prescribed agencies, as well as appeal against certain decisions of Commission.
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