Water Services Act 2013


Number 6 of 2013


WATER SERVICES ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Water Services Act 2013. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the 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 Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), enacted 24 May 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (Establishment Day) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 175 of 2018), made 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 6 of 2013


WATER SERVICES ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


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

Water Services Acts 2007 to 2017: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation to be construed together as one ( Water Services Acts 2007 to 2017 (29/2017), s. 1(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007)

Water Services (Amendment) Act 2012 (2/2012)

Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (50/2013)

Water Services Act 2014 (44/2014)

Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (29/2015), part 10

Water Services Act 2017 (29/2017)

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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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 1985, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018)

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

Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (50/2013)

Gas Regulation Act 2013 (39/2013)

All Acts up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), enacted 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2017 (S.I. No. 581 of 2017)

Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2016 (S.I. No. 591 of 2016)

Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2015 (S.I. No. 559 of 2015)

Water Services Act 2013 (Prescribed Persons) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 84 of 2015)

Electricity Regulation Act, 1999) (Water) Levy Order 2014 (S.I. No. 557 of 2014)

Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2014 (S.I. No. 101 of 2014)

Water Services Act 2013 (Prescribed Persons) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 269 of 2013)

Water Services Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 108 of 2013)

All statutory instruments up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (Establishment Day) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 175 of 2018), made 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 6 of 2013


WATER SERVICES ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018




Number 6 of 2013


WATER SERVICES ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


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 GÁIS ÉIREANN AND THE PERFORMANCE OF CERTAIN FUNCTIONS UNDER THE WATER SERVICES ACT 2007 BY BORD GÁIS 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 GÁIS ÉIREANN AND THAT SUBSIDIARY COMPANY; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[20 th March, 2013]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Levy for 2018 imposed on Irish Water (31.12.2017) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2017 (S.I. No. 581 of 2017, art. 1(2).

E2

Previous affecting provision: levy for 2017 imposed on Irish Water (31.12.2016) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999) (Water) Levy Order 2016 (S.I. No. 591 of 2016), in effect as per art. 1(2); revoked (1.01.2018) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2016 (S.I. No. 581 of 2017, art. 1(3).

E3

Previous affecting provision: levy for 2016 imposed on Irish Water (31.12.2015) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999) (Water) Levy Order 2015 (S.I. No. 559 of 2015), in effect as per art. 1(2); revoked (1.01.2017) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2016 (S.I. No. 591 of 2016), art. 1(3).

E4

Previous affecting provision: levy for 2015 imposed on Irish Water (1.01.2015) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999) (Water) Levy Order 2014 (S.I. No. 557 of 2014), in effect as per art. 1(2); revoked (1.01.2016) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2015 (S.I. No. 559 of 2015), art. 1(3).

E5

Previous affecting provision: levy for 2014 imposed on Irish Water (1.03.2014) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 (Water) Levy Order 2014 (S.I. No. 101 of 2014); revoked (1.01.2015) by Electricity Regulation Act, 1999) (Water) Levy Order 2014 (S.I. No. 557 of 2014), art. 1(3).