National Electricity Rules Version 90

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 90, incorporating:

  • National Electricity Amendment (Emergency frequency control schemes) Rule 2017 No. 2
Commenced date:
Thursday, 6 April 2017
Start date:
06-Apr-2017
End date:
01-May-2017
Rules Version:
90

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 90, incorporating:

  • National Electricity Amendment (Emergency frequency control schemes) Rule 2017 No. 2
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National Electricity Rules Version 90 9 MB
Coversheet & contents 449 KB 889 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 212 KB 587 KB
Chapter 2: Registered Participants and Registration 348 KB 784 KB
Chapter 2A: Regional Structure 254 KB 666 KB
Chapter 3: Market Rules 2 MB 3 MB
Chapter 4: Power System Security 551 KB 1 MB
Chapter 5: Network Connection, Planning and Expansion 2 MB 3 MB
Chapter 5A: Electricity Connection for Retail Customers 318 KB 714 KB
Chapter 6: Economic Regulation of Distribution Service 766 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6A: Economic Regulation of Transmission Services 884 KB 1 MB
Chapter 6B: Retail Markets 222 KB 599 KB
Chapter 7: Metering 627 KB 1 MB
Chapter 8: Administrative Functions 386 KB 821 KB
Chapter 8A: Participant Derogations 62 KB 539 KB
Chapter 9: Jurisdictional Derogations and Transitional Arrangements 541 KB 1020 KB
Chapter 10: Glossary 701 KB 1 MB
Chapter 11: Savings and Transitional Rules 1 MB 2 MB