Sustainable Energy Act, 2002

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Number 2 of 2002


SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ACT, 2002


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Citation.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Establishment day.

4.

Establishment of new body.

5.

Expenses of Minister.

6.

Functions of Authority.

7.

Power to establish subsidiaries.

8.

Additional functions.

9.

Orders.

10.

Board of Authority.

11.

Chairperson of Board of Authority.

12.

Meetings and procedure of Board of Authority.

13.

Committees of Board.

14.

Membership of either House of Oireachtas, European Parliament or local authority.

15.

Chief Executive.

16.

Staff.

17.

Superannuation of Chief Executive and staff.

18.

Disclosure of interests.

19.

Disclosure of information.

20.

Seal of Board.

21.

Transfer of property and rights and liabilities.

22.

Financing of Authority.

23.

Borrowing by the Board.

24.

Annual report and accounts of Authority.

25.

Information to Minister and Oireachtas on performance of functions.

26.

Power to charge fees.

27.

Policy Directives.

28.

Power to accept subscriptions and donations.

29.

Power to engage consultants and advisers and to enter into contracts.

30.

Saving for certain acts.

31.

Amendment of section 23 of Gas Act, 1976.

32.

Amendment of section 39 of Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Public Service Obligations).

33.

Insertion of Schedule 2 to Electricity Regulation Act, 1999.

SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Companies Act, 1963

1963, No. 33

Companies Acts, 1963 to 2001

Electricity Regulation Act, 1999

1999, No. 23

European Parliament Elections Act, 1997

1997, No. 2

Freedom of Information Act, 1997

1997, No. 13

Gas Act, 1976

1976, No. 30

Gas (Amendment) Act, 2000

2000, No. 26

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Number 2 of 2002


SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ACT, 2002


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS FUINNEAMH INMHARTHANA ÉIREANN — ÚDAR?S FUINNIMH INMHARTHANA NA hÉIREANN OR IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IRELAND — THE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AUTHORITY OF IRELAND; TO AMEND THE GAS ACT, 1976, TO AMEND THE ELECTRICITY REGULATION ACT, 1999, AND FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH. [27th February, 2002]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: