Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct Bill consultation

Closed 6 Jan 2020

Opened 2 Dec 2019

Results updated 29 Jan 2020



The ACCC has now concluded its initial consultation on Part XICA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA). The public submissions we received are available above.

Part XICA was introduced into the CCA following the passing of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Act 2019. It includes new prohibitions on particular conduct in energy markets.

The ACCC released its final Guidelines on 11 May 2020. The Draft Guidelines were released, for consultation, on 10 March 2020.

Enquiries can be directed to the Electricity Markets Branch:


  • Industry


  • Electricity