National Gas Rules Version 29

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 29, incorporating:

  • Schedule 2 of the National Gas Amendment (DWGM-AMDQ allocation) Rule 2016
Commenced Date
Thursday, 24 March 2016
Rules Version:
29

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 29, incorporating:

  • Schedule 2 of the National Gas Amendment (DWGM-AMDQ allocation) Rule 2016
Download the current Rules PDF RTF
National Gas Rules Version 29 5 MB
Coversheet & contents 324 KB 634 KB
Part 1: Preliminary 136 KB 471 KB
Part 2: AER to provide information, and promote informed discussion, on regulatory issues 57 KB 443 KB
Part 3: Decision-making under the Law 163 KB 521 KB
Part 4: Coverage 134 KB 466 KB
Part 5: Competitive tendering 142 KB 474 KB
Part 6: Ring fencing 65 KB 454 KB
Part 7: Light regulation determinations 71 KB 464 KB
Part 8: Access arrangements 207 KB 594 KB
Part 9: Price and revenue regulation 215 KB 590 KB
Part 10: Other provisions of and concerning access arrangement 133 KB 461 KB
Part 11: Facilitation of, and request for, access 142 KB 478 KB
Part 12: Access disputes 135 KB 459 KB
Part 12A: Gas connection for retail customers 255 KB 592 KB
Part 13: Greenfields Incentives 152 KB 487 KB
Part 14: Reclassification of pipelines 55 KB 442 KB
Part 15: Scheme register 57 KB 443 KB
Part 15A: Registered participants 185 KB 547 KB
Part 15B: Procedures 156 KB 486 KB
Part 15C: Dispute resolution 180 KB 532 KB
Part 15D: Gas statement of opportunities 124 KB 447 KB
Part 16: Confidential information 142 KB 473 KB
Part 17: Miscellaneous 57 KB 442 KB
Part 18: Natural Gas Services Bulletin Board 316 KB 669 KB
Part 19: Declared Wholesale Gas Market Rules 686 KB 1 MB
Part 20: Short Term Trading Market Rules 617 KB 1 MB
Part 21: Retail support obligations between distributors and retailers 255 KB 616 KB
Part 22: Gas Trading Exchange 156 KB 489 KB
Schedule 1: Transitional Provisions 332 KB 581 KB
Schedule 2: Initial BB facilities 47 KB 436 KB
Schedule 3: Transitional Provisions for implementation of National Retail Framework 219 KB 513 KB