ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Act 2014

Way-leaves across land by companies accessing electricity infrastructure of Board

5. (1) Where the Board provides access to any electricity infrastructure of the Board to a company under section 3 , that company may, with the consent of the Commission for Energy Regulation, for the purpose of that access, exercise the powers conferred on the Board by subsections (1), (3), (4), (5) and (9) of section 53 of the Principal Act, and that section shall be read accordingly.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1) a reference in the Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act 1919 to a public authority includes a reference to a company referred to in subsection (1).