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ACCC letter to ARTC

ARTC is likely to provide notice later this year of its intention to submit a replacement undertaking for the current IAU that is due to expire on 30 June 2023. On 10 October 2022, the ACCC sent a letter to ARTC regarding the potential timing of assessing a replacement undertaking.

Consultation paper

On 16 February 2022, the ACCC released a consultation paper inviting submissions on ARTC's public annual compliance documentation for calendar years 2019 and 2020. Submissions closed on 17 March 2022 and are available on the ACCC's website.

ARTC's compliance submission

In version 8 of the HVAU, ARTC committed to using its 'best endeavours to complete the 2019 and 2020 Compliance Assessments as a single submission' (Section 4J.10 (g)). On 26 November 2021, ARTC submitted its annual compliance documentation for calendar years 2019 and 2020. ARTC submitted revised versions of the main compliance submission documents and confidential financial model on 7 and 27 January 2022 to rectify minor errors. ARTC submitted further revised versions of the submission documents and financial models on 24 and 28 August 2022 respectively, to rectify a minor error.