Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013

Transfer of other liabilities

14. (1) The Minister may, from time to time, appoint a day by order for the purposes of this section, and different days may be so appointed in relation to—

(a) different water services authorities, or

(b) different contracts or commitments (expressed or implied) to which a water services authority is a party.

(2) All rights and liabilities of a water services authority—

(a) subsisting immediately before such day as may be appointed by order under this section, and

(b) arising by virtue of any contract or commitment (expressed or implied) designated by that order,

shall on that day stand transferred to Irish Water.

(3) Every right and liability transferred by subsection (2) to Irish Water may, on and after the day on which the right or liability stood transferred, be sued on, recovered or enforced by or against Irish Water in its own name, and it shall not be necessary for Irish Water or the water services authority concerned to give notice of its transfer to any person.