Gas Act 1976

Amendment of section 72 of Registration of Title Act, 1964.


43. Section 72 of the Registration of Title Act, 1964, is hereby amended by—

(a) the insertion after paragraph (h) of subsection (1) of the following paragraph;

“(hh) any wayleave which is a wayleave to which this section applies;”, and

(b) the insertion after subsection (3) of the following subsection:

“(4) This section applies to any wayleave on, over or beneath the surface of land which—

(a) pursuant to an agreement in writing is granted to or by The Irish Gas Board, or pursuant to an acquisition order within the meaning of the Gas Act, 1976, is granted to that Board, and

(b) is intended to be used, or is used, in providing a pipeline for the transmission of gas, and

(c) in case the wayleave is granted under such an agreement, under the agreement it is to be enforceable against persons deriving title to the land under a party to the agreement.”


Modifications (not altering text):


References to "The Irish Gas Board" construed as references to "Ervia" (19.06.2014) by ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Act 2014 (5/2014), s. 8, 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.