South Australia
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AER reference

On 2 August 2017, SA Power Networks submitted to the AER a waiver application under clause 5.2 of the Electricity ring-fencing guideline 2016 (Guideline). The waiver application has been made to assist SA Power Networks to transition to full compliance with the Guideline as soon as reasonably practicable, taking into account the costs of full compliance.

Invitation for submissions

Draft decision

On 18 October 2017, we published our draft decision. Submissions on our draft decision are now closed.

Late waiver application

On 30 October 2017, SA Power Networks lodged a late waiver application in relation to 20 existing construction and maintenance contracts for which SAPN expects to receive a Private Binding Ruling from the Australian Taxation Office.

Draft decision - late waiver application

On 6 November 2017, we published a draft decision proposing to grant SA Power Networks' late waiver application. Submissions to this draft decision addendum closed on 20 November 2017.

Final decision

On 18 December 2017, we released our final decision and waiver notices.