Electricity Distribution Code - Victoria

Service summary

You will require knowledge of this code if you distribute electricity under an electricity industry licence. The terms and conditions that apply to the distribution of electricity to retail customers must not be inconsistent with this code.

The purpose of this code is to outline how to operate a distribution network in a safe, efficient and reliable manner.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Essential Services Commission

Act(s) name

Electricity Industry Act 2000 (Victoria)

Contact details

Enquiries officer
Essential Services Commission


Operating address:
Level 37, 2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000

Phone:

03 9032 1300

Other:

1300 664 969

Fax:

03 9032 1303
reception@esc.vic.gov.au

Website:

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