Water Services Act 2013

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Number 6 of 2013


WATER SERVICES ACT 2013


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title and commencement.

2. Definitions.

3. Expenses.

PART 2

Subsidiary Company

4. Formation of company.

5. Name and share capital of subsidiary.

6. Memorandum and articles of association of subsidiary.

7. Disqualification for office of director of subsidiary.

8. Membership of either House of Oireachtas or European Parliament.

9. Disclosure of interests by directors of subsidiary.

10. Disclosure of interests by members of staff of subsidiary.

11. Disclosure of confidential information.

12. Borrowing by Board and subsidiary.

13. Guarantee of borrowings of Board and subsidiary.

14. Provision of moneys for payments out of Central Fund.

15. Grants by Minister.

16. Subsidiary’s capital commitments.

17. Accounts of subsidiary.

18. Annual report of subsidiary.

PART 3

Installation of Water Meters

19. Definition.

20. Performance of certain functions by metering authorities.

21. Installation of pipes.

22. Ownership of water meters.

23. Immunity.

PART 4

Miscellaneous

24. Performance of functions generally.

25. Performance of functions preparatory to conferral of water services functions.

26. Provision of information to Board and subsidiary.

27. Performance of functions by Commission.

28. Amendment of section 105 of Act of 2007.

29. Amendment of Local Government (Financial Provisions) (No. 2) Act 1983.

30. Accounts of Board.

31. Annual report of Board.

32. Directions of Minister.


Acts Referred to

Companies Act 1963

1963, No. 33

Companies Act 1990

1990, No. 33

Companies Acts

Companies (Amendment) Act 1983

1983, No. 13

Companies (Amendment) Act 2009

2009, No. 20

Electricity Regulation Act 1999

1999, No. 23

Ethics in Public Office Act 1995

1995, No. 22

European Parliament Elections Act 1997

1997, No. 2

Gas Act 1976

1976, No. 30

Gas (Interim) (Regulation) Act 2002

2002, No. 10

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Local Government (Financial Provisions) (No. 2) Act 1983

1983, No. 21

Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act 1997

1997, No. 29

Planning and Development Act 2000

2000, No. 30

Property Services Regulation Act 2011

2011, No. 40

Residential Tenancies Act 2004

2004, No. 27

Water Services Act 2007

2007, No. 30

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Number 6 of 2013


WATER SERVICES ACT 2013


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION IN RELATION TO THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF WATER METERS IN DWELLINGS; FOR THAT PURPOSE TO PROVIDE FOR THE FORMATION OF A SUBSIDIARY COMPANY BY BORD G?IS ÉIREANN AND THE PERFORMANCE OF CERTAIN FUNCTIONS UNDER THE WATER SERVICES ACT 2007 BY BORD G?IS ÉIREANN AND THAT SUBSIDIARY COMPANY; TO AMEND THE GAS ACT 1976 AND THE WATER SERVICES ACT 2007; TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION BY BORD G?IS ÉIREANN AND THAT SUBSIDIARY COMPANY; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[20th March, 2013]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: