National Gas (NSW) Law No 31a of 2008

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
15 April 2021 15 April 2021 2021 No 3 (SA)
29 January 2021 29 January 2021 2020 No 37 (SA)
13 December 2018 13 December 2018 2018 No 33 (SA)
22 November 2018 22 November 2018 2018 No 23 (SA)
20 September 2018 20 September 2018 2018 No 12 (SA)
01 August 2017 01 August 2017 2017 No 23 (SA)
15 December 2016 15 December 2016 2016 No 55 (SA)
30 January 2015 30 January 2015 2014 No 21 (SA)
19 December 2013 19 December 2013 2013 No 79
12 December 2013 12 December 2013 2013 No 54
01 July 2012 01 July 2012 2011 No 7
01 January 2010 01 January 2010 2009 No 46

National Gas (NSW) Law

(applied and modified as a law of New South Wales by the National Gas (New South Wales) Act 2008 No 31)

Date of commencement, 1.7.2008, sec 2 and GG No 76 of 27.6.2008, p 5868 and South Australian Government Gazette 26.6.2008, p 2553.

Statutes Amendment (National Energy Laws) (Omnibus) Act 2021 of South Australia

Assented to 11.02.2021.

Date of commencement, 15.4.2021, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 15.4.2021 p 1169.

Statutes Amendment (National Energy Laws) (Penalties and Enforcement) Act 2020 of South Australia

Assented to 22.10.2020.

Date of commencement, 29.1.2021, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 27.1.2021 p 163.

Statutes Amendment (National Energy Laws) (Binding Rate of Return Instrument) Act 2018 of South Australia

Assented to 22.11.2018.

Date of commencement, 13.12.2018, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 13.12.2018 p 4272.

National Gas (South Australia) (Capacity Trading and Auctions) Amendment Act 2018 of South Australia

Assented to 01.11.2018.

Date of commencement, 22.11.2018, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 22.11.2018 p 4010.

Statutes Amendment (National Energy Laws) (Rules) Act 2018 of South Australia

Assented to 09.08.2018.

Date of commencement, 20.9.2018, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 20.9.2018 p 3500.

National Gas (South Australia) (Pipelines Access—Arbitration) Amendment Act 2017 of South Australia

Assented to 27.06.2017.

Date of commencement, 1.8.2017, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 1.8.2017 p 3037.

Statutes Amendment (National Electricity and Gas Laws—Information Collection and Publication) Act 2016 of South Australia

Assented to 08.12.2016.

Date of commencement, 15.12.2016, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 15.12.2016 p 4990.

Statutes Amendment (Energy Consumers Australia) Act 2014 of South Australia

Assented to 11.12.2014.

Date of commencement, 30.1.2015, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 18.12.2014 p 6870.

Statutes Amendment (National Electricity and Gas Laws—Limited Merits Review) Act 2013 of South Australia

Assented to 05.12.2013.

Date of commencement of Part 3, 19.12.2013, sec 2 and South Australian Government Gazette 19.12.2013 p 4927.

National Gas (South Australia) (Gas Trading Exchanges) Amendment Act 2013 of South Australia

Assented to 07.11.2013.

Date of commencement, 12.12.2013, sec 2 (1) and South Australian Government Gazette 12.12.2013 p 4631.

Statutes Amendment (National Energy Retail Law) Act 2011 of South Australia

Assented to 17.03.2011.

Date of commencement of Part 4 and Sch 1, 1.7.2012, sec 2 (1) and South Australian Government Gazette 28.6.2012 p 2925.

National Gas (South Australia) (Short Term Trading Market) Amendment Act 2009 of South Australia

Assented to 22.10.2009.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2010, sec 2 (1) and South Australian Government Gazette 10.12.2009 p 6168.

National Gas (South Australia) (National Gas Law—Australian Energy Market Operator) Amendment Act 2009 of South Australia

Assented to 26.06.2009.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2009, sec 2 (1) and South Australian Government Gazette 25.6.2009 p 3000.

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Sec 2

Am 2009 No 30, sec 6; 2009 No 46, secs 4, 16; 2011 No 7, sec 50; 2013 No 54, sec 4; 2013 No 79, sec 19; 2014 No 21, sec 26; 2018 No 12, sec 21; 2018 No 23, sec 4; 2018 No 33, sec 13; 2020 No 37, sec 47; 2021 No 3, sec 33.

Sec 3

Am 2009 No 30, sec 7; 2009 No 46, sec 5.

Sec 3A

Ins 2020 No 37, sec 48.

Sec 4

Am 2009 No 30, sec 8; 2009 No 46, sec 6.

Sec 6

Am 2011 No 7, sec 51.

Sec 8

Am 2009 No 30, sec 9.

Sec 8AA

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 5.

Sec 8A

Ins 2011 No 7, sec 52.

Sec 10

Am 2018 No 23, sec 6.

Sec 19A

Ins 2020 No 37, sec 49.

Sec 21

Subst 2021 No 3, sec 34.

Sec 22

Am 2009 No 30, sec 10; 2021 No 3, sec 35.

Part 5 (sec 26A)

Ins 2011 No 7, sec 53.

Sec 27

Am 2009 No 30, sec 11; 2018 No 23, sec 7; 2018 No 33, sec 14.

Sec 28

Am 2013 No 79, sec 20; 2021 No 3, sec 36.

Chapter 2, Part 1, Div 1A, Subdivs 1–5 (secs 30A–30T)

Ins 2018 No 33, sec 15.

Sec 34

Am 2020 No 37, sec 50.

Sec 41

Am 2020 No 37, sec 51.

Sec 42

Am 2020 No 37, sec 52.

Sec 48

Am 2016 No 55, sec 12.

Sec 51

Am 2021 No 3, sec 37.

Sec 52

Am 2018 No 33, sec 16.

Sec 55

Am 2009 No 30, sec 12.

Secs 57A, 57B

Ins 2016 No 55, sec 13.

Sec 59

Am 2018 No 33, sec 17.

Sec 60

Am 2020 No 37, sec 53.

Sec 64

Am 2011 No 7, sec 54; 2016 No 55, sec 14.

Sec 66

Subst 2011 No 7, sec 55.

Sec 68

Am 2011 No 7, sec 56; 2020 No 37, sec 54.

Secs 68A, 68B

Ins 2011 No 7, sec 57.

Sec 68C

Ins 2013 No 79, sec 21. Am 2021 No 3, sec 38.

Sec 74

Am 2009 No 30, sec 13; 2009 No 46, sec 7; 2011 No 7, sec 58; 2013 No 54, sec 5; 2018 No 23, sec 8.

Sec 81

Am 2021 No 3, sec 39.

Sec 83A

Ins 2017 No 23, sec 4.

Secs 83B, 83C

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 9.

Sec 83D

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 9. Am 2020 No 37, sec 55.

Sec 87

Am 2021 No 3, sec 40.

Chapter 2, Part 6

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 1

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Sec 91A

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14. Am 2009 No 46, secs 8, 17; 2011 No 7, sec 59; 2013 No 54, sec 6; 2018 No 23, sec 10.

Secs 91AB, 91AC

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 2, Subdiv 1 (secs 91B–91BB)

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 2, Subdiv 2

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Sec 91BC

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14. Am 2020 No 37, sec 56

Sec 91BD

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 2, Subdivs 3–7 (secs 91BE–91BR)

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 2A, Subdivs 1–3 (secs 91BRA–91BRJ)

Ins 2009 No 46, sec 9.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 2B (secs 91BRK, 91BRL)

Ins 2013 No 54, sec 7.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Divs 2C–2E (secs 91BRM–91BRT)

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 11.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Divs 3–5 (secs 91C–91E)

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 6

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 6, Subdiv 1, heading

Ins 2009 No 46, sec 10.

Sec 91F

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Sec 91FA

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14. Am 2021 No 3, sec 41.

Secs 91FB–91FD

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Sec 91FE

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14. Am 2020 No 37, sec 57.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 6, Subdiv 2

Ins 2009 No 46, sec 11.

Secs 91FEA, 91FEB

Ins 2009 No 46, sec 11.

Sec 91FEC

Ins 2009 No 46, sec 11. Am 2020 No 37, sec 58.

Sec 91FED

Ins 2009 No 46, sec 11.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 6, Subdiv 3

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 12.

Secs 91FEE, 91FEF

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 12.

Sec 91FEG

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 12. Am 2020 No 37, sec 59.

Sec 91FEH

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 12.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 6, Subdiv 4

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 12.

Sec 91FEI

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 12. Am 2020 No 37, sec 60.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 7

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 7, Subdiv 1 (sec 91G)

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 7, Subdiv 2

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Secs 91GA, 91GB

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Sec 91GC

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14. Am 2011 No 7, sec 60; 2018 No 12, sec 22.

Secs 91GD–91GF

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Sec 91GFA

Ins 2016 No 55, sec 15.

Sec 91GG

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14. Am 2018 No 23, sec 13.

Sec 91GH

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14. Am 2016 No 55, sec 16; 2021 No 3, sec 42.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 8

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Sec 91H

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14. Am 2013 No 54, sec 8; 2018 No 23, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Divs 9, 10 (secs 91J–91KC)

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Chapter 2, Part 6, Div 11 (sec 91KD)

Ins 2009 No 46, sec 18.

Chapter 2, Part 7, Divs 1, 2 (secs 91L–91MB)

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 14.

Sec 98

Am 2009 No 30, sec 15.

Sec 117

Am 2021 No 3, sec 43.

Chapter 6, heading

Subst 2017 No 23, sec 5.

Sec 178A

Ins 2011 No 7, sec 61.

Sec 200

Am 2020 No 37, sec 61.

Sec 202

Am 2020 No 37, sec 62.

Sec 203

Am 2020 No 37, sec 63.

Sec 204

Am 2020 No 37, sec 64.

Chapter 6A, Parts 1–7 (secs 216A–216V)

Ins 2017 No 23, sec 6.

Chapter 7, Part 1, heading

Am 2009 No 30, sec 16.

Sec 217

Am 2009 No 30, sec 17.

Sec 218

Am 2009 No 30, sec 17; 2018 No 23, sec 15.

Sec 219

Am 2009 No 30, sec 18; 2018 No 23, sec 16.

Sec 220

Rep 2009 No 30, sec 19.

Sec 221

Rep 2009 No 30, sec 20.

Sec 222

Am 2009 No 30, sec 21.

Sec 223

Am 2009 No 30, sec 22; 2018 No 23, sec 17.

Sec 223A

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 18.

Sec 224

Am 2018 No 23, sec 19.

Sec 225

Am 2009 No 30, sec 23.

Sec 226

Am 2009 No 30, sec 24.

Chapter 7, Part 3

Subst 2009 No 30, sec 25.

Secs 227, 228

Subst 2009 No 30, sec 25.

Sec 228A

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 25.

Chapter 7A, Parts 1–3 (secs 228B–228L)

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 20.

Sec 229

Am 2009 No 30, sec 26.

Sec 230

Am 2009 No 30, sec 27.

Chapter 8, Part 1A (sec 230A)

Ins 2011 No 7, sec 62.

Chapter 8, Part 2, heading

Am 2009 No 30, sec 28.

Sec 231

Am 2009 No 30, sec 29; 2020 No 37, sec 65.

Sec 232

Am 2011 No 7, sec 63; 2020 No 37, sec 66.

Sec 234

Am 2020 No 37, sec 67.

Sec 243

Subst 2009 No 30, sec 30.

Sec 244

Am 2009 No 30, sec 31; 2013 No 79, sec 22; 2021 No 3, sec 44.

Chapter 8, Part 5, Div 2

Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 245

Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 246

Am 2013 No 79, sec 23. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 247

Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 248

Am 2013 No 79, sec 24. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 249

Am 2013 No 79, sec 25. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Secs 250–253

Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 254

Am 2013 No 79, sec 26. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 255

Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 256

Am 2013 No 79, sec 27. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 257

Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 258

Am 2013 No 79, sec 28. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 258A

Ins 2013 No 79, sec 29. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 259

Am 2013 No 79, sec 30. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 260

Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 261

Am 2013 No 79, sec 31. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Sec 262

Rep 2021 No 3, sec 45.

Chapter 8, Part 5, Div 3, heading

Am 2009 No 30, sec 32.

Sec 263

Am 2009 No 30, sec 33.

Sec 265

Am 2009 No 30, sec 34.

Sec 266

Am 2009 No 30, sec 35.

Sec 267

Subst 2009 No 30, sec 36.

Sec 268

Am 2013 No 79, sec 32; 2021 No 3, sec 46.

Sec 269

Am 2013 No 79, sec 33; 2021 No 3, sec 47.

Sec 269A

Ins 2013 No 79, sec 34. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 48.

Sec 270

Am 2013 No 79, sec 35. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 48.

Chapter 8, Part 5A

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 37.

Sec 270A

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 37. Rep 2021 No 3, sec 49.

Sec 270B

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 37. Subst 2021 No 3, sec 50.

Sec 270C

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 37. Am 2021 No 3, sec 51.

Sec 271

Am 2017 No 23, sec 7.

Sec 277

Am 2020 No 37, sec 68.

Sec 279

Subst 2020 No 37, sec 69.

Sec 289

Am 2020 No 37, sec 70.

Sec 290

Am 2009 No 30, sec 38; 2009 No 46, sec 19; 2021 No 3, sec 52.

Chapter 9, Part 2, heading

Am 2018 No 12, sec 23.

Chapter 9, Part 2, Div 1, heading

Ins 2018 No 12, sec 24.

Sec 294A

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 39.

Sec 294B

Ins 2009 No 46, sec 12.

Sec 294C

Ins 2011 No 7, sec 64.

Sec 294CA

Ins 2018 No 33, sec 18.

Sec 294D

Ins 2013 No 54, sec 9.

Sec 294DA

Ins 2018 No 23, sec 21.

Sec 294E

Ins 2014 No 21, sec 27.

Sec 294F

Ins 2017 No 23, sec 8.

Chapter 9, Part 2, Div 2 (sec 294G)

Ins 2018 No 12, sec 25.

Sec 295

Am 2009 No 30, sec 40; 2021 No 3, sec 53.

Sec 297

Am 2011 No 7, sec 65.

Sec 304

Am 2018 No 12, sec 26.

Sec 308

Am 2009 No 30, sec 41.

Sec 310

Am 2009 No 30, sec 42.

Sec 312

Subst 2009 No 30, sec 43.

Sec 320A

Ins 2018 No 12, sec 27.

Sec 322

Am 2018 No 23, sec 22.

Sec 326A

Ins 2018 No 12, sec 28.

Sec 328A

Ins 2009 No 30, sec 44.

Sec 328B

Ins 2016 No 55, sec 17.

Sec 329

Am 2009 No 30, sec 45; 2016 No 55, sec 18.

Sec 332

Am 2009 No 30, sec 46.

Secs 335A, 335B

Ins 2020 No 37, sec 71.

Sch 1

Am 2009 No 30, sec 47; 2009 No 46, sec 13; 2011 No 7, sec 66; 2013 No 54, sec 10; 2014 No 21, sec 28; 2017 No 23, sec 9; 2018 No 23, sec 23; 2018 No 33, sec 19.

Sch 2

Am 2009 No 30, sec 48; 2009 No 46, sec 14; 2018 No 33, sec 20; 2020 No 37, sec 72; 2021 No 3, sec 54.

Sch 3

Am 2009 No 30, sec 49; 2009 No 46, sec 15; 2011 No 7, sec 67; 2016 No 55, sec 19; 2018 No 12, sec 29; 2018 No 23, sec 24; 2018 No 33, sec 21; 2021 No 3, sec 55.

The whole Law

Am 2011 No 7, Sch 1 (“Trade Practices Act 1974” omitted wherever occurring, “Competition and Consumer Act 2010” inserted instead).

National Gas (New South Wales) Bill 2008

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