Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012


Number 3 of 2012


ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 4 February 2015


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Central Bank (Amendment) Act 2015 (1/2015), enacted 4 February 2015, and all statutory instruments up to and including Credit Guarantee Scheme 2015 (S.I. No. 48 of 2015), made 4 February 2015, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 3 of 2012


ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 4 February 2015


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1999, may be found in the Legislation Directory at www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Act 2014 (5/2014)

All Acts up to and including Central Bank (Amendment) Act 2015 (1/2015), enacted 4 February 2015, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 17 of 2015)

European Union (Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 131 of 2014)

Bord Gáis Éireann Subsidiary Companies (Dissolution) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 82 of 2014)

Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (Sections 17, 18 and 19) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 20 of 2013)

Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 122 of 2012)

All statutory instruments up to and including Credit Guarantee Scheme 2015 (S.I. No. 48 of 2015), made 4 February 2015, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 3 of 2012


ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 4 February 2015




Number 3 of 2012


ENERGY (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 4 February 2015


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE PENSION ENTITLEMENTS OF EMPLOYEES OF BORD GÁIS 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.

[25 th February, 2012]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

References to “Bord Gáis Éireann” and “The Irish Gas Board” construed (19.06.2014) by ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Act 2014 (5/2014), s. 8(1),(2), S.I. No. 286 of 2014.

Change of name of Bord Gáis Éireann to Ervia

8. (1) The name of the body (established by section 7 of the Gas Act 1976 ) the present name of which is, in the Irish language, Bord Gáis Éireann and, in the English language, The Irish Gas Board, shall, on and from such day as the Minister appoints by order, be Ervia.

(2) References in any enactment, statutory instrument, legal proceedings or any other document to Bord Gáis Éireann or The Irish Gas Board shall, on and from the day appointed under subsection (1), be construed as references to Ervia.