The Rulings Panel determines its own procedures in relation to any matters before it. Those procedures must comply with the provisions of the Electricity Industry Act 2010 and its Regulations.

The Rulings Panel has various functions under the Electricity Industry Act 2010 (Act) including assisting in the enforcement of the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 (Code) by:

  • hearing and determining complaints about breaches of the Code
  • hearing and determining appeals from certain decisions made under the Code
  • resolving disputes between industry participants relating to the Code.

Under the Act, the Rulings Panel may determine its own procedures. The objective of the Rulings Panel procedures is to assist in securing the fair, effective, and expeditious resolution of any matter before the Panel.

The Rulings Panel monitors the application of the Procedures, and will make adjustments as the need arises.

Commencing matters before the Rulings Panel

A matter before the Rulings Panel shall be commenced by filing a Notice of Commencement and relevant documents with the Rulings Panel by email at