Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct Bill consultation

Closed 6 Jan 2020

Opened 2 Dec 2019

Results Updated 29 Jan 2020



The ACCC is developing guidance on its approach to enforcing the recently adopted Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct Bill that introduces new prohibitions into the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA).

The initial consultation period has now closed. Public submissions received are available above.

The ACCC is currently developing Draft Guidelines, which are likely to be released in March 2020. We will be undertaking consultation on the Draft Guidelines.

Enquiries can be directed to the Electricity Markets Branch:


  • Industry


  • Electricity