National Gas Rules Version 35

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 34, incorporating:

  • National Gas Amendment (Changes to periodic review of market parameters in STTM) Rule 2017 No. 4
Commenced Date
Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Rules Version:
35

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 34, incorporating:

  • National Gas Amendment (Changes to periodic review of market parameters in STTM) Rule 2017 No. 4
Download the current Rules PDF RTF
National Gas Rules 5 MB
Coversheet & contents 336 KB 731 KB
Part 1: Preliminary 136 KB 562 KB
Part 2: AER to provide information, and promote informed discussion, on regulatory issues 57 KB 536 KB
Part 3: Decision-making under the Law 163 KB 594 KB
Part 4: Coverage 135 KB 555 KB
Part 5: Competitive tendering 142 KB 561 KB
Part 6: Ring fencing 65 KB 544 KB
Part 7: Light regulation determinations 71 KB 551 KB
Part 8: Access arrangements 207 KB 645 KB
Part 9: Price and revenue regulation 215 KB 660 KB
Part 10: Other provisions of and concerning access arrangement 133 KB 550 KB
Part 11: Facilitation of, and request for, access 142 KB 563 KB
Part 12: Access disputes 135 KB 550 KB
Part 12A: Gas connection for retail customers 256 KB 657 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 608 KB
Part 15B: Procedures 156 KB 577 KB
Part 15C: Dispute resolution 180 KB 625 KB
Part 15D: Gas statement of opportunities 124 KB 540 KB
Part 16: Confidential information 142 KB 561 KB
Part 17: Miscellaneous 57 KB 535 KB
Part 18: Natural Gas Services Bulletin Board 341 KB 786 KB
Part 19: Declared Wholesale Gas Market Rules 697 KB 2 MB
Part 20: Short Term Trading Market Rules 617 KB 1 MB
Part 21: Retail support obligations between distributors and retailers 223 KB 601 KB
Part 22: Gas Trading Exchange 156 KB 572 KB
Part 23: Access to non-scheme pipelines 355 KB 740 KB
Schedule 1: Transitional Provisions 287 KB 653 KB
Schedule 2: Initial BB facilities 47 KB 530 KB
Schedule 3: Transitional Provisions for implementation of National Retail Framework 219 KB 587 KB