National Electricity Rules Version 83

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 83, incorporating:

  • Schedule 2 of the National Electricity Amendment (Application of Offsets in the Prudential Margin Calculation) Rule 2016 No. 8
  • Schedule 1 of the National Electricity Amendment (Compensation Arrangements following application of an Administered Price Cap and Administered Floor Price) Rule 2016 No. 1
Commenced Date
Thursday, 29 September 2016
Rules Version:
83

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 83, incorporating:

  • Schedule 2 of the National Electricity Amendment (Application of Offsets in the Prudential Margin Calculation) Rule 2016 No. 8
  • Schedule 1 of the National Electricity Amendment (Compensation Arrangements following application of an Administered Price Cap and Administered Floor Price) Rule 2016 No. 1
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National Electricity Rules 15 MB
Coversheet & contents 485 KB 948 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 212 KB 526 KB
Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration 344 KB 836 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 759 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 858 KB
Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations 62 KB 449 KB
Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements 541 KB 1 MB
Chapter 10: Glossary 689 KB 2 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 1 MB 2 MB