The Tribunal has issued this determination under the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Act 1992 (IPART Act). This determination regulates retail prices for those electricity consumers, predominantly residential and small business customers, unable to select a retailer of choice. This determination is for an 11-month period, 1 February 2000 to 31 December 2000. From 1 January 2001 the state government plans to introduce full competition for the retail supply of electricity to all customers.