National Gas Rules Version 21

The National Gas Rules govern access to natural gas pipeline services and elements of broader natural gas markets.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 version of the Rules is Version 21, incorporating:

  • National Gas Amendment (Minor Changes) Rule 2014 No. 4
Commenced Date
Tuesday, 1 July 2014
Rules Version:
21

The National Gas Rules govern access to natural gas pipeline services and elements of broader natural gas markets.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 version of the Rules is Version 21, incorporating:

  • National Gas Amendment (Minor Changes) Rule 2014 No. 4
Download the current Rules PDF RTF
National Gas Rules 5 MB
Coversheet & contents 320 KB 713 KB
Part 1: Preliminary 135 KB 471 KB
Part 2: AER to provide information, and promote informed discussion, on regulatory issues 56 KB 443 KB
Part 3: Decision-making under the Law 162 KB 521 KB
Part 4: Coverage 133 KB 466 KB
Part 5: Competitive tendering 141 KB 474 KB
Part 6: Ring fencing 65 KB 454 KB
Part 7: Light regulation determinations 70 KB 464 KB
Part 8: Access arrangements 205 KB 594 KB
Part 9: Price and revenue regulation 213 KB 590 KB
Part 10: Other provisions of and concerning access arrangement 131 KB 461 KB
Part 11: Facilitation of, and request for, access 140 KB 478 KB
Part 12: Access disputes 133 KB 459 KB
Part 12A: Gas connection for retail customers 253 KB 592 KB
Part 13: Greenfields Incentives 151 KB 487 KB
Part 14: Reclassification of pipelines 55 KB 442 KB
Part 15: Scheme register 56 KB 443 KB
Part 15A: Registered participants 183 KB 546 KB
Part 15B: Procedures 155 KB 486 KB
Part 15C: Dispute resolution 178 KB 532 KB
Part 15D: Gas statement of opportunities 122 KB 447 KB
Part 16: Confidential information 141 KB 473 KB
Part 17: Miscellaneous 56 KB 442 KB
Part 18: Natural Gas Services Bulletin Board 317 KB 672 KB
Part 19: Declared Wholesale Gas Market Rules 694 KB 1 MB
Part 20: Short Term Trading Market Rules 604 KB 1 MB
Part 21: Retail support obligations between distributors and retailers 253 KB 616 KB
Part 22: Gas Trading Exchange 154 KB 489 KB
Schedule 1: Transitional Provisions 289 KB 601 KB
Schedule 2: Initial BB facilities 47 KB 436 KB
Schedule 3: Transitional Provisions for implementation of National Retail Framework 216 KB 513 KB