National Electricity Rules Version 81

The National Electricity Rules govern the operation of the National Electricity Market. The Rules have 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 81, incorporating:

  • Schedules 1 and 3 of the National Electricity Amendment (Extension of the Reliability and Emergency Reserve Trader) Rule 2016 No. 5.
Commenced Date
Thursday, 23 June 2016
Rules Version:
81

The National Electricity Rules govern the operation of the National Electricity Market. The Rules have 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 81, incorporating:

  • Schedules 1 and 3 of the National Electricity Amendment (Extension of the Reliability and Emergency Reserve Trader) Rule 2016 No. 5.
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National Electricity Rules Version 81 14 MB
Coversheet & contents 490 KB 946 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 214 KB 527 KB
Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration 346 KB 836 KB
Chapter 2A: Regional Structure 256 KB 611 KB
Chapter 3: Market Rules 2 MB 10 MB
Chapter 4: Power System Security 545 KB 1 MB
Chapter 5: Network Connection, Planning and Expansion 1 MB 61 MB
Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers 319 KB 762 KB
Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service 760 KB 2 MB
Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services 885 KB 2 MB
Chapter 6B: Retail Markets 260 KB 638 KB
Chapter 7: Metering 665 KB 3 MB
Chapter 8: Administrative Functions 392 KB 891 KB
Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations 62 KB 449 KB
Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements 542 KB 1 MB
Chapter 10: Glossary 700 KB 2 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 1 MB 2 MB