Gas Act 1976

Bord Gáis Éireann Irish Gas Board.


7. (1) On the establishment day there shall be established a body to be known in the Irish language as Bord Gáis Éireann and in the English language as The Irish Gas Board (which body is in this Act referred to as “ the Board ”) to perform the functions assigned to it by this Act.

(2) The provisions of the First Schedule to this Act shall have effect with respect to the Board.


Modifications (not altering text):


References to “Bord Gáis Éireann” and “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.