The National Electricity Rules govern the operation of the National Electricity Market. The Rules have the force of law, and are made under the National Electricity Law.
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 97, incorporating:
Note: due to technical difficulties, version 98 of the National Electricity Rules, incorporating the following amendments that commence on 19 September 2017 will be published as soon as possible: Schedule 7 of National Electricity Amendment (Managing the rate of change of power system frequency) Rule 2017 No. 9, Schedule 10 of National Electricity Amendment (Managing power system fault levels) Rule 2017 No. 10 and Schedule 5 of National Electricity Amendment (Generating System Model Guidelines) Rule 2017 No. 11.
|National Electricity Rules Version 97|
|Coversheet & contents||523.1 KB||900.4 KB|
|Chapter 1: Introduction||215 KB||587.9 KB|
|Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration||357.4 KB||793.3 KB|
|Chapter 2A: Regional Structure||256.7 KB||666.7 KB|
|Chapter 3: Market Rules||1.6 MB||3.1 MB|
|Chapter 4: Power System Security||553.9 KB||1 MB|
|Chapter 5: Network Connection, Planning and Expansion||1.5 MB||2.9 MB|
|Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers||319.8 KB||714.4 KB|
|Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service||769 KB||1.3 MB|
|Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services||887.1 KB||1.4 MB|
|Chapter 6B: Retail Markets||224.9 KB||599.4 KB|
|Chapter 7: Metering||630.3 KB||1.1 MB|
|Chapter 8: Administrative Functions||388.5 KB||822 KB|
|Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations||286.1 KB||660.9 KB|
|Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements||543.3 KB||1020 KB|
|Chapter 10: Glossary||703.9 KB||1.3 MB|
|Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules||1.3 MB||1.9 MB|
|National Electricity Rules Version 97||14.5 MB|