Relevant Legislation - Electricity

Statutes

The key source of statutory powers for the AEMC in relation to the National Energy Market is  the National Electricity Law (NEL). The NEL is contained in a Schedule to the National Electricity (South Australia) Act 1996. The NEL is applied as law in each participating jurisdiction of the NEM by application statutes.

Regulations

National Electricity Rules

Australian Energy Market Commission Establishment Act 2004

The AEMC is established under the Australian Energy Market Commission Establishment Act 2004 (South Australia). The functions of the AEMC are set out in section 6 of that Act.