Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012

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Number 3 of 2012


ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2012


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title and commencement.

2. Definitions.

PART 2

Miscellaneous Amendments to Energy Acts

Chapter 1

Superannuation of transferred staff

3. Amendment of Electricity Supply Board (Superannuation) Act 1942.

4. Superannuation of transferred employees of Bord Gáis Éireann.

Chapter 2

Theft of electricity and gas and deemed contracts

5. Theft of electricity and gas and deemed contracts.

Chapter 3

Electricity and Gas Safety

6. Electrical investigation officer.

7. Regulation of electrical contractors by Commission regulating safety.

8. Amendment of section 9J(1) of Act of 1999.

9. Amendment of sections 9L, 9M and 9N and Part IIA of Act of 1999.

Chapter 4

Energy efficiency

10. Definitions (Chapter 4).

11. Requirements on energy suppliers.

12. Voluntary agreements by energy suppliers.

13. Performance of Minister’s functions by other person.

14. Energy Efficiency Fund.

15. Service of notices and directions.

16. Revocation.

Chapter 5

LPG and Natural Gas

17. LPG — amendment of Act of 1999.

18. LPG and natural gas — enforcement.

19. Amendment of Schedule to Act of 1999.

Chapter 6

Dissolution of Bord Gáis Éireann Subsidiary Companies and Transitional Provisions

20. Dissolution of Bord Gáis Éireann Subsidiary Companies and Transitional Provisions.

Chapter 7

Amendment of National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007

21. Amendment of National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007.

Chapter 8

Repeals

22. Repeals.


Acts Referred to

Companies Act 1963

1963, No. 33

Companies Acts

Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003

Electricity (Supply) Act 1927

1927, No. 27

Electricity Regulation Act 1999

1999, No. 23

Electricity Supply Board (Superannuation) Act 1942

1942, No. 17

Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010

2010, No. 11

Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995

1995, No. 35

Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006

2006, No. 40

Gas (Interim) (Regulation) Act 2002

2002, No. 10

Gas Act 1976

1976, No. 30

National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007

2007, No. 7

Petroleum (Exploration and Extraction) Safety Act 2010

2010, No. 4

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Number 3 of 2012


ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2012


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE PENSION ENTITLEMENTS OF EMPLOYEES OF BORD G?IS ÉIREANN WHO TRANSFER TO GASLINK AND OF EMPLOYEES OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY BOARD WHO TRANSFER TO EIRGRID PLC AND ESB NETWORKS LTD., TO AMEND THE ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1995 AND THE ELECTRICITY REGULATION ACT 1999, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROMOTION OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY, TO REPEAL CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ACTS RELATING TO GAS OR ELECTRICITY AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[25th February, 2012]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: