Installation of Advanced Meters - New South Wales


You must comply with these requirements if you are an energy retailer or metering co-ordinator and you provide, install, maintain or replace electricity meters. You will need to ensure that:

  • the person engaged to install the meter has the relevant qualifications
  • the person engaged to install the meter has undertaken appropriate training in the installation of advanced meters, including de-energisation and re-energisation of electrical installations
  • safety and compliance testing is carried out in relation to each installation.

Retailers and metering co-ordinators must also have a safety management system in place that:

  • ensures compliance with the above requirements
  • satisfies the requirements of the Code for Safe Meter Installation.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Eligibility requirements

You must be registered with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Act(s) name

Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2017 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

NSW Fair Trading

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