Annual Report 2018-2019 Essential Services Commission of South Australia
Tabled paper 1481
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Essential Services Commission Notes to and forming part of the financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2019 11 1.8. Activities The ESC Act specifies a general set of functions for the Commission. However, the specific roles of the Commission are assigned to it under industry legislation. The following table summarises such roles in financial year 2019. Legislation Regulatory functions Water Industry Act 2012 Water and sewerage retail service providers: Licensing Retail price regulation Consumer protection Service / reliability standard setting Performance monitoring and reporting Third Party Access Regime regulator Electricity Act 1996 Electricity retail operations: Monitoring and, if necessary, determination of the retailer Solar Photovoltaic Feed-in Tariff Preparation and publication of Ministerial Energy Retail Pricing reports Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme administration Electricity generation, transmission, distribution and off-grid retailers: Licensing Network service / reliability standard setting Performance monitoring and reporting Gas Act 1997 Gas retail operations: Preparation and publication of Ministerial Energy Retail Pricing reports Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme administration Licensing of retail and distribution LPG gas operations Licensing of natural gas operations, standard setting, performance monitoring and reporting AustralAsia Railway (Third Party Access) Act 1999; Railway (Operations and Access) Act 1997 TarcoolaDarwin railway regulator under the AustralAsia (Third Party Access) Code Intrastate rail lines access regulator Maritime Services (Access) Act 2000 Ports services pricing and access regulator