Warning notices and assurances
The Essential Services Commission Act 2012 and Electricity Act
1996 provide that the Commission may issue formal written warning notices
to a regulated entity where it appears to the Commission that the regulated
entity has been guilty of a contravention of the Electricity Act
The Commission will use this measure where, in the Commission’s view, the
alleged contravention is of a more serious nature or where previous enforcement
actions have not lead to compliance.
In such cases a written warning notice will be sent to the regulated entity
warning that the regulated entity is to:
- take the action specified in the warning notice to rectify the contravention
within a specified period (if the contravention is capable of being rectified);
- give the Commission an assurance, in the terms specified in the warning
notice and within the period specified in the warning notice, that the regulated
entity will avoid in future such contravention.
This is a register of all warning notices issued and assurances given under
the Electricity Act 1996.
Register of warning notices
EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd - October 2019 - REES compliance action
Momentum Energy - October 2015 - REES compliance action
Carter Holt Harvey Wood Products Australia Pty Limited - April 2005