Compliance procedures and guidelines and Statement of approach - July 2011

Compliance procedures & guidelines
Date initiated: 
31 May 2010
Date completed: 
26 July 2011
Effective date: 
1 July 2012
AER reference: 


Under the Retail Law, the AER is responsible for monitoring, investigating, enforcing and reporting on compliance by regulated entities with obligations under the Retail Law and Rules. To support these functions, the Retail Law provides wide ranging information gathering powers and requires the AER to produce compliance procedures and guidelines.

On 26 July 2011 the AER released the final Compliance Reporting Procedures and Guidelines. The AER has also released a Statement of Approach to compliance with the Retail Law and Rules, providing information to stakeholders on how the AER will approach its compliance and enforcement responsibilities under the Retail Law.