Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has been appointed to the Essential Services Commission of South Australia's Arbitrator Panel for the determination of third party access disputes in the electricity, gas, water & sewerage infrastructure, ports and rail industries in South Australia.
Arbitration may be required in a dispute over access to regulated port, water or rail infrastructure, where conciliation has not been successful.
Essential requirements for any person appointed as an arbitrator include the following:
- properly qualified to act in the resolution of the dispute,
- independent of the parties to the dispute (to be clarified at the time of a dispute arising), and
- not subject to the control or direction of the Government of either the Northern Territory or South Australia in any capacity.