Water Services Act 2013



2.— In this Act—

“Act of 1963” means the Companies Act 1963;

“Act of 1976” means the Gas Act 1976;

“Act of 1999” means the Electricity Regulation Act 1999;

“Act of 2001” means the Local Government Act 2001;

“Act of 2007” means the Water Services Act 2007;

“Board” means Bord Gáis Éireann;

“Commission” means the Commission for Energy Regulation established under section 8 of the Act of 1999;

“material interest” shall be construed in accordance with section 2(3) of the Ethics in Public Office Act 1995;

“Minister” means the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government;

“subsidiary” has the meaning assigned to it by section 4;

“water services authority” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2007.


Modifications (not altering text):


Name Bord Gáis Éireann construed (20.06.2014) by ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Act 2014 (5/2014), s. 8, S.I. No. 287 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.