National Electricity Rules Version 78

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 78, incorporating:

  • Schedule 2 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, 4 February 2016
Rules Version:
78

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 78, incorporating:

  • Schedule 2 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 Version 78 14 MB
Coversheet & contents 489 KB 942 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 218 KB 587 KB
Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration 350 KB 782 KB
Chapter 2A: Regional Structure 260 KB 666 KB
Chapter 3: Market Rules 2 MB 3 MB
Chapter 4: Power System Security 548 KB 1 MB
Chapter 5: Network Connection, Planning and Expansion 1 MB 3 MB
Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers 323 KB 714 KB
Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service 763 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services 889 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6B: Retail Markets 263 KB 644 KB
Chapter 7: Metering 667 KB 1 MB
Chapter 8: Administrative Functions 396 KB 834 KB
Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations 64 KB 539 KB
Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements 545 KB 1020 KB
Chapter 10: Glossary 703 KB 1 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 1 MB 2 MB