About the Commerce Commission
The Commission also enforces legislation specific to the telecommunications, dairy and electricity industries.
The Minister of Commerce is the minister responsible for the Commission, and appointed us as its monitoring agent.
The Output Agreement establishes performance expectations for the Commerce Commission to which it is held accountable for output delivery and performance.
We commissioned a review of the Commerce Commission's purchasing and accountability arrangements to find an optimal balance between the two.
The baseline review identified the funding level for the Commerce Commission to deliver services that reflect value for money.
Increased funding of regulating natural monopolies including electricity and gas pipelines and some airport services was introduced in July 2011.