National Electricity Rule Version 70

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 70, incorporating:

  • National Electricity Amendment (Governance arrangements and implementation of the reliability standard and settings) Rule 2015
  • National Electricity Amendment (Improving demand side participation information provided to AEMO by registered participants) Rule 2015
Commenced Date
Thursday, 26 March 2015
Rules Version:
70

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 70, incorporating:

  • National Electricity Amendment (Governance arrangements and implementation of the reliability standard and settings) Rule 2015
  • National Electricity Amendment (Improving demand side participation information provided to AEMO by registered participants) Rule 2015
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National Electricity Rules Version 70 9 MB
Coversheet & contents 494 KB 961 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 1 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 318 KB 714 KB
Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service 756 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services 851 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6B: Retail Markets 258 KB 644 KB
Chapter 7: Metering 635 KB 1 MB
Chapter 8: Administrative Functions 389 KB 832 KB
Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations 62 KB 539 KB
Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements 542 KB 1021 KB
Chapter 10: Glossary 690 KB 1 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 2 MB 2 MB