Technical Codes


Technical regulation of utilities is about regulating how utility networks are operated and maintained.  It is intended to protect the serviceability of those networks in the long-term, i.e. the safe and effective long-term management of the infrastructure for delivering essential utility services (electricity, gas, water, and sewerage) to the ACT community.  The obligations under those codes, relate to:

Technical codes are determined by the Minister for the Environment under the Utilities (Technical Regulation) Act 2014