AER compliance and enforcement - Statement of approach

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Statement of approach
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17 April 2014

Overview

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is Australia’s national energy market regulator. Among other functions, the AER is responsible for monitoring, investigating and enforcing compliance with obligations under the National Electricity Law, National Gas Law, National Energy Retail Law and the respective Rules and Regulations (national energy laws).

This Statement of Approach explains our approach to monitoring compliance, how we respond to potential breaches, and the factors we may have regard to when deciding whether to take enforcement action.