Electricity (Supply) Act, 1927

General advisory functions of the Board.

27.—It shall be the duty of the Board to advise the Executive Council generally on all matters relating to the exploitation of water power and other natural resources of Saorstát Eireann for the generation of electricity and to make all such investigations and collect all such data relating to such water power and such natural resources as may be necessary for the purpose of the exploitation thereof for the generation of electricity and to advise the Minister on the location and extent of the transmission system to be constructed in pursuance of the provisions of the Shannon Electricity Act, 1925 (No. 26 of 1925) and on such other matters arising out of the exercise and performance by the Minister of the powers, functions and duties conferred and imposed on him by the said Act as the Minister may think fit to refer to the Board for their advice.