Updated to 25 November 2020 (Act No. 20 of 2020 and S.I. No. 565 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 28 May 1927 Commenced on enactment 

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Am. 17/1988, s.10
Annual payment in lieu of rates under. 22/1982, s.7 (2)
Applic. of regs. made under. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 50 (2) (3) (4)
Charges on Board property removed. 24/1972, s.4
"Electric line" constr. 12/1945, s.46 (2)
Increase of cert. pensions. 2/1961, ss. 13-15
References construed 5/2014, ss. 4(1), 9(3)
Restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2 (col. cit.)
  23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 16 (2)
Trans. of cert. functns. under. S.I. No. 67 of 1957
  S.I. No. 125 of 1959
  S.I. No. 83 of 1965
  S.I. No. 30 of 1977
  S.I. No. 295 of 1977
  S.I. No. 9 of 1980
  S.I. No. 445 of 2000, regs. 1(2), 8(2)(b)
  S.I. No. 300 of 2002, arts. 1 (2), 4 (1)(a) & schedule pt. 1 (col.cit.)
  S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S. 1 references construed 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3)
S. 2(3), constr. of. 6/1977, s.23 (3) (4)
S. 2(4) appl. 17/1988, s.6 (1) (3)
S. 2(6) rstrct. 17/1988, s.6 (2) (3)
S. 2(7) am. 2/1961, s.11
S. 3 rep. 35/1958, s.9 (5)
S. 6, power to make regs. am. 9/2001, s.5
S. 6(2), constr. of. 6/1977, s.25
S. 7 ext. 4/1935, s.17
S. 7(1) rstrct. 35/1958, s.6 (2)
S. 7(2)-(4) appl. 35/1958, s.6 (2)
S. 7(3) (4) am. 2/1961, s.12
S. 8 ext. 4/1935, s.16
S. 8(3) (4) del. 33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61 (1), 63, sch. 2, pt. 1
S. 10 rep. 6/1977, s.31 (a)
S. 11 rep. 3/2012, ss. 1(2), 22(a)
S. 12(1) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 27(a)
S. 12(2) am. 26/1929, s.2
S. 12(3) am. 19/1930, s.4
S. 12(4) (5) appl. 32/1931, s.3 (3)
  4/1935, s.13 (3)
S. 12(6) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 27(b)
S. 13 am. 19/1930, s.5
S. 13 appl. 32/1931, s.3 (4)
  4/1935, s.13 (4)
S. 14 am. 19/1930, s.6
S. 14 appl. 32/1931, s.4 (4)
  4/1935, s.13 (4)
S. 15 am. 26/1929, s.3
  19/1930, s.7
S. 15(10) am. 15/1932, s.3
S. 16 rep. 24/1972, s.4
S. 17(3) rep. 17/1954, s.16 (2)
Ss. 19 , 20 certain functions of Board regarded as functions of Distribution System Operator S.I. No. 280 of 2008, regs. 1, 24(b)
S. 20(3), powers of E.S.B. ext. 15/1932, s.5 (1)
  1/1941, s.3 (1)
S. 21 rep. 9/2001, s.10
S.21, cert. payments to be outgoings chargeable for purps. of. 17/1988, s.8 (3)
S. 21(2), investment of funds. 1/1941, s.4
Ss. 27, 28 certain functions of Board regarded as functions of Distribution System Operator S.I. No. 280 of 2008, regs. 1, 24(b)
S. 32 appl. 4/1935, s.18
  12/1945, s.45
S. 33 rep. regs. ctd. 12/1949, ss. 2 (7), 17, sch.
S. 34 rep. regs. ctd. 12/1949, ss. 2 (7), 17, sch.
S. 35(1) am. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 42
S. 37 rep. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 41
S. 37 rep. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 41
S. 37 ctnc. of permit granted under. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 15 (4)
S. 37 levies imposed S.I. No. 517 of 2012, regs. 1(2), 3 and schedule
  S.I. No. 607 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4, 5, 6 & schedule
S. 37(9) inserted S.I. No. 292 of 1998, reg. 2
S. 39, E.S.B. not a loc. auth. 27/1942, s.2
S. 39(9) (11) am. 27/1942, s.3
S. 39(9) (11), power to declare age limit. 4/1952, s.9
S. 44 certain functions of Board regarded as functions of Distribution System Operator S.I. No. 280 of 2008, regs. 1, 24(b)
S. 45 am. 38/1934, s.17
S. 45(5)(a) am. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 43
Ss. 47, 51 certain functions of Board under to be regarded as functions of the Distribution System Operator S.I. No. 280 of 2008, regs. 1, 24(b)
S. 51 am. 20/1935, s.2
  12/1945, s.46 (3)
S. 51 constr. 23/1999, ss. 11 (2), 48
S. 51(1) constr. of refs. 5/2014, ss. 4(2), 9(3)
S. 52 am. 20/1935, s.3
S. 52(1) constr. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 48
S. 53 am. 20/1935, s.4
  12/1945, s.46 (4) (5)
S. 53(1), (3)-(5), (9) extension of powers under 5/2014, ss. 5(1), 9(3)
S. 53(1)-(5) (9) constr. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 49
S. 53(2) application restricted 5/2014, ss. 6, 9(3)
S. 53 (5), subsec. substit. 6/1985, s.1
S. 53(5)*
S. 54 constr. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 50 (1)
S. 55, trans. of functns. under S. I. No. 91 of 1987, art. 4, sch.
Ss. 58 , 59, 62 certain functions of Board regarded as functions of Distribution System Operator S.I. No. 280 of 2008, regs. 1, 24(b)
S. 71, certain references to "Sanitary Authority" construed as references to "Irish Water" 50/2013, ss. 1(3), 6, 7(4)
Ss. 71 (2) (3), 72 rep. 33/1964, s.1, sch.
S.77, s. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 44
Ss. 78, 81 (in pt.) rep. 33/1964, s.1, sch.
S. 84 certain functions of Board regarded as functions of Distribution System Operator S.I. No. 280 of 2008, regs. 1, 24(b)
S. 86 rep. 3/1998, s.125, sch. 8
S. 91 constr. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 51
S. 95 am. 31/1999, ss. 162, 163, sch. 3
S. 95 (in pt.) rep. 3/1998, s.125, sch. 8
S. 96 "loc. auth." ext. 19/1930, s.8
S. 96, rep. prosp. 17/1988, s.9 (1)
S. 98 am. 1/1941, s.5
S. 98, s. 23/1999, ss. 1 (2), 45
S. 100 certain functions of Board regarded as functions of Distribution System Operator S.I. No. 280 of 2008, regs. 1, 24(b)
S. 107 rep. 27/1996, ss. 1 (2), 6 (1), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 112 am. 24/1983, s.8 (1), sch. 4, pt. 1
Sch. 1, par. 1, am. and appl. 19/1930, ss. 9, 13, 14
Sch. 1, par. 8 am. 38/1934, s.18

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 17(1) Shannon Works Transfer (No. 22) Order 1944 (S. I. No. 93 of 1944)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 21) Order 1931 (S.I. No. 89 of 1931)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 20) Order 1930 (S.I. No. 60 of 1930)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 19) Order 1930 (S.I. No. 52 of 1930)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 18) Order 1930 (S.I. No. 40 of 1930)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 17) Order 1930 (S.I. No. 35 of 1930)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 15) Order 1930 (S.I. No. 30 of 1930)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 14) Order 1930 (S.I. No. 27 of 1930)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 16) Order 1930 (S.I. No. 25 of 1930)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 11) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 73 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 10) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 72 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 9) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 71 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 8) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 70 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 7) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 58 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 6) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 55 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 5) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 53 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 4) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 49 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 3) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 35 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 2) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 32 of 1929)
  Shannon Works Transfer (No. 1) Order 1929 (S.I. No. 13 of 1929)
S. 104 Relief From Obligation to Supply Gas (Sligo Area) Order 1968 (S.I. No. 168 of 1968)
S. 104(1) Electricity Supply (Relief of Gas Undertaker) (Tralee) Order 1939 (S.I. No. 319 of 1939)

*S. 53(5) : Invalid . Gormley v ESB [1985] I.R. 129