Copies of the National Electricity Rules are available for inspection at the AEMC's office in Sydney. The National Electricity Law can be found at the South Australian Legislation website.
The current consolidated version of the Rules is Version 143, incorporating:
You can find more information about the electricity rules including historical rules and rules that apply to the Northern Territory on the National Electricity Rules page.
Note: AEMC will be initiating a minor rule change process in relation to National Electricity Amendment (Integrated System Planning) Rule 2020 to correct minor errors and non-material changes. Once we initiate the minor rule changes process, we will publish the details on our website.
|National Electricity Rules version 143||6.7 MB|
|Coversheet & contents||716 KB||2.8 MB|
|Chapter 1: Introduction||115.1 KB||292.5 KB|
|Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration||233 KB||625.3 KB|
|Chapter 2A: Regional Structure||168.2 KB||392.5 KB|
|Chapter 3: Market Rules||1.2 MB||3.9 MB|
|Chapter 4: Power System Security||396.8 KB||1.1 MB|
|Chapter 4A: Retailer Reliability Obligation||300.7 KB||799.1 KB|
|Chapter 5: Network Connection, Planning and Expansion||1.7 MB||4.3 MB|
|Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers||215 KB||495.4 KB|
|Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service||508.5 KB||1.4 MB|
|Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services||493 KB||1.3 MB|
|Chapter 6B: Retail Markets||162.7 KB||310.7 KB|
|Chapter 7: Metering||439 KB||1.4 MB|
|Chapter 8: Administrative Functions||280.1 KB||685.1 KB|
|Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations||189.3 KB||382.7 KB|
|Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements||351.9 KB||843.8 KB|
|Chapter 10: Glossary||444.4 KB||1.4 MB|
|Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules||1 MB||2.8 MB|