We regularly make submissions to Government and statutory authorities on a range of consumer-related issues.

2017 submissions

Consumers' Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill (1020 KB)
June 2017

New Financial Advice Regime 2017 (232 KB)
March 2017

Managing microbeads in personal care products (712 KB)
February 2017

Retail payment systems issues paper (382 KB)
January 2017

New Pricing Options for Electricity Distributors (Electricity Networks Association of New Zealand) (453 KB)
January 2017

2016 submissions

Section 99(1A) of the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 Discussion Paper (247 KB)
December 2016

Review of the customer compensation scheme (230 KB)
November 2016

Consumer Credit Fees Guidelines (204 KB)
October 2016

Reorienting advisory groups (221 KB)
September 2016

Telecommunications Act Review (411 KB)
September 2016

Second submission on the Targeted Review of the Commerce Act 1986 (412 KB)
July 2016

Information disclosure regulations for third-party fundraisers making requests for charitable purposes (487 KB)
April 2016

Review of the code for advertising to children and the children’s code for advertising food (484 KB)
April 2016

Review of mandatory labelling of irradiated food (258 KB)
March 2016

Financial Advisers Act Review - Part 1 & 2 (451 KB)
February 2016

Reducing harm from commercial sunbeds (244 KB)
February 2016

Proposed regulations for insulation and smoke alarms (500 KB)
February 2016

Targeted Review of the Commerce Act 1986 (425 KB)
February 2016

Distribution Pricing Review (653 KB)
February 2016

Financial Advisers Act Review - Part 3 (224 KB)
January 2016

2015 submissions

EQC Review (462 KB)
September 2015

Electricity Authority Retail Data Project (290 KB)
August 2015

Draft Code for Therapeutic and Health Advertising (589 KB)
August 2015

Financial Advisers Act Review (294 KB)
July 2015

Children’s Nightwear Regulations (163 KB)
June 2015

Making Tax Simpler (138 KB)
May 2015

Health (Protection) Amendment Bill (2.12 MB)
February 2015

2014 submissions

The Draft Responsible Lending Code (183 KB)
December 2014

Proposal P1034 – Chemical Migration from Packaging into Food (183 KB) December 2014

Credit-related disclosure and rebate regulations (151 KB)
December 2014

Proposal P1030 – Health Claims – Formulated Supplementary Sports Foods & Electrolyte Drinks (118 KB)
September 2014

Review of the Occupational Regulation of Valuers Discussion Document (152 KB)
September 2014

Disclosure and dispute resolution scheme requirements in relation to securitisation - potential exemptions (93.6 KB)
September 2014

Responsible Lending Code Discussion Document (201 KB)
August 2014

Revised Mobile Messaging Code (109 KB)
July 2014

Priority waste streams for product stewardship intervention (578 KB)
June 2014

Uninvited direct sales - potential exemptions (61.5 KB)
May 2014

Land Transport Rule: Light Vehicle Brakes Amendment 2014 (116 KB)
April 2014

Fair Insurance Code Review (240 KB)
February 2014

2013 submissions

ACC Levy Consultation 2014/15 (84.4 KB)
October 2013

Code of Professional Conduct for Authorised Financial Advisers (276 KB) September 2013

Copyright (Parallel Importing of Films) Amendment Bill (80.6 KB)
August 2013

TCF Broadband Product Disclosure Code (146 KB)
June 2013

Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No 2) 2013) (102 KB)
June 2013

Open Bank Resolution Pre-positioning Requirements Policy (175 KB)
April 2013

Review of Ban on Parallel Importation of Films (83.3 KB)
April 2013

Standards and Conformance Infrastructure Review (245 KB)
April 2013

Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2013 Rule 61001/8 (77.1 KB)
April 2013

Investor Education Framework and Action Plan (305 KB)
January 2013

2012 submissions

KiwiSaver (Periodic Disclosure) Regulations 2012 (136 KB)
November 2012

Vehicle Licensing Reform (99.6 KB)
October 2012

Standards (75.7 KB)
July 2012

Mandatory Fortification of Bread with Folic Acid Food Standard 2007 (210 KB)
July 2012

EGC jurisdiction (56.3 KB)
June 2012

Building Act Amendment Bill (No 4) (118 KB)
June 2012

Draft Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Bill (145 KB)
May 2012

Consumer Law Reform Bill (202 KB)
March 2012

P293 - Nutrition, Health and Related Claims (290 KB)
March 2012

Effective Disclosure FMA (299 KB)
March 2012

Proposals to Amend the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (80.3 KB)
February 2012

2011 submissions

NZAS inquiry into ethical rules re audiologists (77.9 KB)
September 2011

Milk Price Inquiry (145 KB)
September 2011

Review of the Credit (Repossession) Act 1997 (197 KB)
August 2011

Food labelling review response (74.3 KB)
August 2011

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (67.2 KB)
June 2011

Telecommunications Carriers' Forum Customer Complaints Code (142 KB)
February 2011

Customer Compensation Scheme - Mandatory Default Arrangement (134 KB)
January 2011