National Gas Rules Version 25

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 25, incorporating:

  • National Gas (Energy Consumers Australia) Amendment Rule 2014
Commenced Date
Monday, 2 February 2015
Rules Version:
25

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 25, incorporating:

  • National Gas (Energy Consumers Australia) Amendment Rule 2014
Download the current Rules PDF RTF
National Gas Rule Version 25 5 MB
Coversheet & contents 321 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 162 KB 593 KB
Part 4: Coverage 133 KB 554 KB
Part 5: Competitive tendering 141 KB 561 KB
Part 6: Ring fencing 65 KB 544 KB
Part 7: Light regulation determinations 70 KB 551 KB
Part 8: Access arrangements 206 KB 645 KB
Part 9: Price and revenue regulation 214 KB 660 KB
Part 10: Other provisions of and concerning access arrangement 131 KB 550 KB
Part 11: Facilitation of, and request for, access 140 KB 562 KB
Part 12: Access disputes 133 KB 550 KB
Part 12A: Gas connection for retail customers 253 KB 656 KB
Part 13: Greenfields Incentives 151 KB 573 KB
Part 14: Reclassification of pipelines 55 KB 535 KB
Part 15: Scheme register 56 KB 536 KB
Part 15A: Registered participants 184 KB 607 KB
Part 15B: Procedures 155 KB 576 KB
Part 15C: Dispute resolution 178 KB 625 KB
Part 15D: Gas statement of opportunities 122 KB 540 KB
Part 16: Confidential information 141 KB 561 KB
Part 17: Miscellaneous 56 KB 535 KB
Part 18: Natural Gas Services Bulletin Board 319 KB 766 KB
Part 19: Declared Wholesale Gas Market Rules 694 KB 2 MB
Part 20: Short Term Trading Market Rules 605 KB 1 MB
Part 21: Retail support obligations between distributors and retailers 253 KB 642 KB
Part 22: Gas Trading Exchange 154 KB 572 KB
Schedule 1: Transitional Provisions 289 KB 662 KB
Schedule 2: Initial BB facilities 47 KB 530 KB
Schedule 3: Transitional Provisions for implementation of National Retail Framework 216 KB 587 KB