ACCC enforcement guide water market & water charge rules

This publication has been produced to assist water market participants to understand the ACCC’s approach to enforcing the Water Act 2007 (Water Act) and the following rules made under the Water Act:

  • Water Charge (Termination Fees) Rules 2009
  • Water Market Rules 2009
  • Water Charge (Infrastructure) Rules 2010
  • Water Charge (Planning and Management Information) Act 2010, collectively, the Rules).

It explains the ACCC’s role, how it will respond to possible contraventions of the Rules and the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and the enforcement options available.