On 22 July 2021, the Regulator released an Issues Paper for the Owner-Operator Taxi Licence Reserve Price Investigation for public consultation.
The Regulator seeks comments and submission which will be published unless the author requests confidentiality in relation to some or all of the submission. Those comments or parts of a submission that are requested to be confidential should be submitted as an attachment to that part suitable for publication.
The Regulator will not publish comments or submissions which contain material that the Regulator believes is, or could be, derogatory or defamatory.
Comments and submissions are due by close of business, 13 August 2021.
Submissions by email are preferred to facilitate the publication of submissions. Submissions and enquiries may be made to:
Chris Lock, Director
Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator
GPO Box 770
Telephone: 03 6166 4422
Notice of intention to conduct an investigation
On 23 June 2021, the Regulator issued a Notice of investigation to all holders of Tasmanian taxi licences. On 26 June 2021, the Regulator published a Notice in three Tasmanian newspapers.
Terms of Reference
The terms of reference for the first reserve price determination are specified in section 66D(2) and (3) of the Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008.
The first price investigation commenced on 1 July 2021 and must be completed before 1 December 2021.
The prices that are set in the determination will apply to the remainder of the calendar year of 2021 and the next four calendar years to the end of 2025.
|Regulator's Issues Paper released for consultation||22 July 2021|
|Consultation on Regulator's Issues Paper||13 August 2021|
|Regulator engages targeted stakeholder consultation||August/September 2021|
|Regulator's Draft Report and Determination released for consultation||17 September 2021|
|Consultation on Regulator's Draft Report and Determination||8 October 2021|