Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013
Transfer of functions from water service authorities to Irish Water
7. (1) Subject to section 10, all functions conferred on water services authorities by the Act of 2007 (other than an excluded provision and section 22) shall, on the transfer day, stand transferred to Irish Water.
(2) References to a water services authority or relevant water services authority in—
(a) the Act of 2007 or in any instrument made under that Act, or
(b) any other enactment (other than the Act of 2013) or instrument under any other enactment,
in so far as they relate to any function transferred by this Act, shall on and after the transfer day, be construed as references to Irish Water.
(3) All functions of sanitary authorities deemed to be functions of a water services authority under section 39 of the Act of 2007 shall, on the transfer day, be transferred to Irish Water.
(4) References to a sanitary authority in any enactment or instrument under any enactment shall, on and after the transfer day, in so far as they relate to any function transferred by subsection (3), be construed as references to Irish Water.