National Electricity Rules Version 86

The National Electricity rules govern the operation of the National Electricity Market. The Rules havwe the force of law, and are made under the National Electricity Law. 

Copies of the National Electricity Rules are available for inspection at the AEMC's office in Sydney. The National Electricity Law can be found at the South Australian Legislation website. 

The current consolidated version of the Rules is Version 86, incorporating: 

  • Schedules 1, 2 and 3 of the National Electricity Amendment (Demand management incentive scheme) Rule 2015 No. 8
  • Schedule 1 of the National Electricity Amendment (Embedded networks) Rule 2015 No. 15 
Commenced Date
Thursday, 1 December 2016
Rules Version:
86

The National Electricity rules govern the operation of the National Electricity Market. The Rules havwe the force of law, and are made under the National Electricity Law. 

Copies of the National Electricity Rules are available for inspection at the AEMC's office in Sydney. The National Electricity Law can be found at the South Australian Legislation website. 

The current consolidated version of the Rules is Version 86, incorporating: 

  • Schedules 1, 2 and 3 of the National Electricity Amendment (Demand management incentive scheme) Rule 2015 No. 8
  • Schedule 1 of the National Electricity Amendment (Embedded networks) Rule 2015 No. 15 
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National Electricity Rules 14 MB
Coversheet & contents 486 KB 949 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 212 KB 527 KB
Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration 348 KB 839 KB
Chapter 2A: Regional Structure 254 KB 612 KB
Chapter 3: Market Rules 2 MB 10 MB
Chapter 4: Power System Security 543 KB 1 MB
Chapter 5: Network Connection, Planning and Expansion 1 MB 61 MB
Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers 318 KB 762 KB
Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service 766 KB 2 MB
Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services 883 KB 2 MB
Chapter 6B: Retail Markets 258 KB 640 KB
Chapter 7: Metering 628 KB 3 MB
Chapter 8: Administrative Functions 376 KB 861 KB
Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations 62 KB 449 KB
Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements 541 KB 1 MB
Chapter 10: Glossary 692 KB 2 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 1 MB 2 MB