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Legislation and regulations

Energy Safe Victoria is a statutory body established by the Energy Safe Victoria Act 2005.

An amendment to the Energy Safe Victoria Act and Electricity Safety Act was passed in 2019

The legislation we administer is listed below. Most links will take you to the AustLII website.


NOTE: In Victoria you must comply with Appendix K in relation to the installation, alteration, repair, maintenance and testing of high voltage electrical installations (See regulations 202(c) and 231(2) of the Electricity Safety (Installations) Regulations 2009).



Other key legislative instruments

Contact us

If you have any queries in relation to energy safety legislation or any information on the following pages, please contact ESV on 03 9203 9700 or email us at