Shannon Electricity Act, 1925

Minister may drain lands.

9.—(1) The Minister may construct such works and do all such things for the purpose of draining or improving by drainage any lands adjacent to or in the neighbourhood of the River Shannon or any river or stream tributary thereto or any lake, pond, or other water thereon or connected thereto as may be incidental or ancillary to the undertaking or can in the opinion of the Minister be conveniently constructed or done in the course of the doing of any other thing which the Minister is authorised by this Act to do.

(2) Where the Minister constructs any works under this section he shall maintain the same unless and until the Oireachtas makes other provision for the maintenance thereof.