National Electricity Rules Version 66

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 66, incorporating:

  • National Electricity Amendment (Customer access to information about their energy consumption) Rule 2014 No. 7
  • Schedules 1, 3 and 4 of the National Electricity Amendment (Distribution Network Pricing Arrangements) Rule 2014 No. 9
Commenced Date
Monday, 1 December 2014
Rules Version:
66

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 66, incorporating:

  • National Electricity Amendment (Customer access to information about their energy consumption) Rule 2014 No. 7
  • Schedules 1, 3 and 4 of the National Electricity Amendment (Distribution Network Pricing Arrangements) Rule 2014 No. 9
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National Electricity Rules Version 66 14 MB
Coversheet & contents 492 KB 885 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 212 KB 587 KB
Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration 340 KB 772 KB
Chapter 2A: Regional Structure 254 KB 666 KB
Chapter 3: Market Rules 2 MB 3 MB
Chapter 4: Power System Security 544 KB 1 MB
Chapter 5: Network Connection, Planning and Expansion 1 MB 3 MB
Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers 304 KB 700 KB
Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service 757 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services 852 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6B: Retail Markets 258 KB 644 KB
Chapter 7: Metering 662 KB 1 MB
Chapter 8: Administrative Functions 387 KB 831 KB
Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations 62 KB 538 KB
Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements 541 KB 1020 KB
Chapter 10: Glossary 690 KB 1 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 2 MB 2 MB