National Electricity Rules Version 88

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 88, incorporating:

  • Schedule 2 of the National Electricity Amendment (Distribution Network Pricing Arrangements) Rule 2014 No. 9
  • National Electricity Amendment (Market participant suspension) Rule 2016 No. 11
Commenced Date
Sunday, 1 January 2017
Rules Version:
88

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 88, incorporating:

  • Schedule 2 of the National Electricity Amendment (Distribution Network Pricing Arrangements) Rule 2014 No. 9
  • National Electricity Amendment (Market participant suspension) Rule 2016 No. 11
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National Electricity Rules 14 MB
Coversheet & contents 486 KB 950 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 212 KB 587 KB
Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration 348 KB 784 KB
Chapter 2A: Regional Structure 254 KB 666 KB
Chapter 3: Market Rules 2 MB 3 MB
Chapter 4: Power System Security 543 KB 1 MB
Chapter 5: Network Connection, Planning and Expansion 1 MB 3 MB
Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers 317 KB 714 KB
Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service 766 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services 884 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6B: Retail Markets 258 KB 644 KB
Chapter 7: Metering 627 KB 1 MB
Chapter 8: Administrative Functions 376 KB 810 KB
Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations 62 KB 539 KB
Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements 541 KB 1020 KB
Chapter 10: Glossary 694 KB 1 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 1 MB 2 MB