Gas Act, 1976

Amendment of section 72 of Registration of Title Act, 1964.

43.Section 72 of the Registration of Title Act, 1964 , is hereby amended by—

(a) the insertion after paragraph (h) of subsection (1) of the following paragraph;

“(hh) any wayleave which is a wayleave to which this section applies;”, and

(b) the insertion after subsection (3) of the following subsection:

“(4) This section applies to any wayleave on, over or beneath the surface of land which—

(a) pursuant to an agreement in writing is granted to or by The Irish Gas Board, or pursuant to an acquisition order within the meaning of the Gas Act, 1976, is granted to that Board, and

(b) is intended to be used, or is used, in providing a pipeline for the transmission of gas, and

(c) in case the wayleave is granted under such an agreement, under the agreement it is to be enforceable against persons deriving title to the land under a party to the agreement.”