National Gas Rules Version 23

The National Gas Rules govern the operation of the National Gas Market. The Rules have the force of law, and are made under the National Gas Law.

Copies of the National Gas Rules are available for inspection at the AEMC’s office in Sydney. The National Gas Law can be found at the South Australian Legislation website.

The current consolidated versin of the Rules is Version 23, incorporating:

  • National Gas Amendment (Settlement Surplus and Shortfall) Rule 2014 No. 2, Schedule 2 of which commenced on 1 November 2014.
Commenced Date
Thursday, 11 December 2014
Rules Version:
23

The National Gas Rules govern the operation of the National Gas Market. The Rules have the force of law, and are made under the National Gas Law.

Copies of the National Gas Rules are available for inspection at the AEMC’s office in Sydney. The National Gas Law can be found at the South Australian Legislation website.

The current consolidated versin of the Rules is Version 23, incorporating:

  • National Gas Amendment (Settlement Surplus and Shortfall) Rule 2014 No. 2, Schedule 2 of which commenced on 1 November 2014.
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National Gas Rule Version 23 5 MB
Coversheet & contents 325 KB 713 KB
Part 1: Preliminary 135 KB 562 KB
Part 2: AER to provide information, and promote informed discussion, on regulatory issues 56 KB 536 KB
Part 3: Decision-making under the Law 163 KB 593 KB
Part 4: Coverage 134 KB 554 KB
Part 5: Competitive tendering 141 KB 561 KB
Part 6: Ring fencing 65 KB 544 KB
Part 7: Light regulation determinations 71 KB 551 KB
Part 8: Access arrangements 208 KB 645 KB
Part 9: Price and revenue regulation 216 KB 660 KB
Part 10: Other provisions of and concerning access arrangement 132 KB 550 KB
Part 11: Facilitation of, and request for, access 141 KB 562 KB
Part 12: Access disputes 134 KB 550 KB
Part 12A: Gas connection for retail customers 255 KB 656 KB
Part 13: Greenfields Incentives 152 KB 573 KB
Part 14: Reclassification of pipelines 55 KB 535 KB
Part 15: Scheme register 57 KB 536 KB
Part 15A: Registered participants 185 KB 607 KB
Part 15B: Procedures 156 KB 576 KB
Part 15C: Dispute resolution 180 KB 625 KB
Part 15D: Gas statement of opportunities 123 KB 540 KB
Part 16: Confidential information 142 KB 561 KB
Part 17: Miscellaneous 56 KB 535 KB
Part 18: Natural Gas Services Bulletin Board 320 KB 766 KB
Part 19: Declared Wholesale Gas Market Rules 707 KB 2 MB
Part 20: Short Term Trading Market Rules 615 KB 1 MB
Part 21: Retail support obligations between distributors and retailers 256 KB 642 KB
Part 22: Gas Trading Exchange 155 KB 572 KB
Schedule 1: Transitional Provisions 292 KB 662 KB
Schedule 2: Initial BB facilities 47 KB 530 KB
Schedule 3: Transitional Provisions for implementation of National Retail Framework 218 KB 587 KB