Gas Regulation Act, 1982


1.—In this Act—

“charge” includes mortgage;

“the Companies Act” means the Companies Act, 1963 ;

“company” means a company within the meaning of section 2 of the Companies Act;

“director” includes any person occupying the position of director by whatever name called;

“local authority” means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act, 1941 ;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Energy;

“modifications” includes exclusions;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;

“prospectus” means a prospectus within the meaning of the Companies Act;

“share”, except where the context otherwise requires, includes stock;

“special Act” means any Act, other than a Public General Act, and includes a special Act within the meaning of the Companies Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845 , or any order which, by virtue of section 10 (5) of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920 , is to be deemed to be a special Act within such meaning;

“statutory instrument” means a statutory instrument within the meaning of the Interpretation Act, 1937 ;

“undertaker” means any person, other than a local authority or the Irish Gas Board, engaged in the business of supplying gas by means of gas mains.