National Electricity Rules Version 72

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 72, incorporating:

  • Schedules 1 and 2 of the National Electricity Amendment (Inter-regional Transmission Charging) Rule 2013
  • National Electricity Amendment (System Restart Ancillary Services) Rule 2015
  • National Electricity Amendment (Minor Changes) Rule 2015
Commenced Date
Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Rules Version:
72

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 72, incorporating:

  • Schedules 1 and 2 of the National Electricity Amendment (Inter-regional Transmission Charging) Rule 2013
  • National Electricity Amendment (System Restart Ancillary Services) Rule 2015
  • National Electricity Amendment (Minor Changes) Rule 2015
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National Electricity Rules Version 72 13 MB
Coversheet & contents 13 MB 863 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 212 KB 526 KB
Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration 341 KB 821 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
Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers 317 KB 764 KB
Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service 757 KB 2 MB
Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services 883 KB 2 MB
Chapter 6B: Retail Markets 258 KB 639 KB
Chapter 7: Metering 662 KB 3 MB
Chapter 8: Administrative Functions 391 KB 894 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 1 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 1 MB 2 MB