Electricity Regulation (Amendment) (Eirgrid) Act 2008

Borrowings by EirGrid.

6.— (1) Subject to the consent of the Minister and the Minister for Finance, EirGrid may borrow money (including money in a currency other than the Euro) by any means it considers appropriate and on such terms and conditions as it may determine for any purposes arising in the performance of its objects or duties.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), the aggregate at any time of borrowings (including any previous borrowing by virtue of Regulation 60 of the Principal Regulations) by EirGrid under subsection (1) shall not exceed €750,000,000.

(3) For the purposes of this section moneys borrowed in a currency other than the Euro shall be deemed to be the equivalent in Euro of the actual moneys borrowed, such equivalent being calculated according to the rate of exchange at the time of such borrowing for that currency and the Euro.