Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015
Amendment of section 5 of Water Services Act 2014
(a) in subsection (3), by inserting “and section 5A (inserted by section 50 of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015)” after “this section”, and
(b) by inserting the following subsection after subsection (3):
“(3A) For the purposes of this section and section 5A, an approved housing body (being a body standing approved of for the purposes of section 6 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 ) that—
(a) is in receipt of funding from the Health Service Executive under—
(b) is liable for the payment of any charge for the provision of water services to a dwelling,
shall be regarded as the occupier of the dwelling.”.