Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006

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Number 40 of 2006


ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2006


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title and commencement.

2. Definitions.

PART 2

Amendments to Act of 1999

3. Functions of Commission regarding all-island energy market.

4. Functions of Commission regarding electrical safety and regulation of electrical contractors.

5. Licences under Act of 1999.

6. Combined heat and power.

7. Policy directions to Commission.

8. Interconnectors.

9. Emergency measures.

10. Amendment of Schedule to Act of 1999.

PART 3

Natural Gas Safety

11. Amendment of section 2 of Act of 1999.

12. Functions of Commission regarding natural gas safety.

13. Amendment of Act of 1999 relating to gas safety and gas installers.

14. Extension of gas safety provisions to liquefied petroleum gas.

PART 4

Amendment of Gas Act 1976

15. Amendment of section 2 of Act of 1976.

16. Power of Bord Gáis Éireann to create capital stock.

17. Amendment of section 10A of Act of 1976.

18. Amendment of section 10B of Act of 1976.

PART 5

Amendment of Gas (Interim) (Regulation) Act 2002

19. Amendment of Gas (Interim) (Regulation) Act 2002.

PART 6

Amendment of Turf Development Act 1998

20. Increase in borrowing power of Bord na Móna.

PART 7

Amendment of Act of 2001

21. Amendment of Act of 2001.

PART 8

Effect of Certain Amendments Made To Planning and Development Act 2000

22. Certain development approvals under Part XI of Planning and Development Act 2000.

PART 9

Rehabilitation of Mines

23. Interpretation (Part 9).

24. Mine rehabilitation plan.

25. Advances by Minister for mine rehabilitation plans, etc.

26. Mine rehabilitation plan and appointment of local authority as agent of Minister.

27. Power of entry.

28. Power of Minister to acquire lands, etc.

29. Recovery of expenditure on mine rehabilitation plan.

30. Scope of Part 9.

SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act 1919

9 & 10 Geo., 5 c. 57

Companies Act 1963

1963, No. 33

Derelict Sites Act 1990

1990, No. 14

Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Act 2001

2001, No. 9

Electricity and Gas Regulation Acts 1999 to 2002

Electricity Regulation Act 1999

1999, No. 23

Fishery Harbour Centres Act 1968

1968, No. 18

Foreshore Act 1933

1933, No. 12

Gas (Amendment) Act 1987

1987, No. 9

Gas (Interim) (Regulation) Act 2002

2002, No. 10

Gas Act 1976

1976, No. 30

Harbours Act 1996

1996, No. 11

Harbours Acts 1946 to 1976

Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1980

1980, No. 10

Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845

8 & 9, Vic., c. 18

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Maritime Safety Act 2005

2005, No. 11

Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) Act 2000

2000, No. 14

Mines and Quarries Act 1965

1965, No. 7

Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960

1960, No. 7

Planning and Development Act 2000

2000, No. 30

Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act 2006

2006, No. 27

Residential Tenancies Act 2004

2004, No. 27

Sustainable Energy Act 2002

2002, No. 2

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

1997, No. 39

Turf Development Act 1998

1998, No. 26

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Number 40 of 2006


ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2006


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO ELECTRICITY AND THE REGULATION OF THE ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY AND THE NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUE OF CAPITAL STOCK IN BORD G?IS ÉIREANN, TO PROVIDE FOR THE AMENDMENT OF THE TURF DEVELOPMENT ACT 1998, TO MAKE PROVISION AS RESPECTS THE EFFECT OF CERTAIN AMENDMENTS OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 MADE BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (STRATEGIC INFRASTRUC-TURE) ACT 2006, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF LANDS AFFECTED BY MINES AND FORMER MINES BY THE REHABILITATION OF SUCH LANDS AND FOR THE COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LANDS FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH REHABILITATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[24th December, 2006]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: