The National Consumer Council (NCC) has been established as a new entity that will carry out the functions previously carried out by the old National Consumer Council, the Gas and Electricity Consumer Council and the Consumer Council for Postal Services. Consequently, the NCC has been designated as a super-complainant under the Enterprise Act 2002. Super-complainants have the power to make complaints on behalf of consumers directly to the UK competition authorities, by way of a procedure set out in the Enterprise Act 2002.