The CER today 19th November 2014 published a decision paper on Deemed Contracts in Electricity and Gas Retail Markets. The CER has consulted on the regulation of certain aspects pertaining to deemed contracts in the electricity and natural gas retail markets. The proposed regulations take into account legislative requirments as detailed in the Energy Miscellaneous Act 2012 and were published for comment in CER/14/135. Following full consideration of the comments received, the CER is presenting the regulations made, which will come into effect at the date stated in the statutory instrument enacting the regulations made by the CER. This decision paper specifies the treatment of deemed contracts, including definition, duration, applicable tariffs and rights and obligations of customers supplied under deemed contracts.