Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992
Extension to Agency of certain powers under Local Government (Water Pollution) Act, 1977.
100.—(1) The Minister may, by order, provide that any provision of the Local Government (Water Pollution) Act, 1977, specified in the order shall, to such extent as may be so specified, apply in relation to the Agency.
(2) An order under subsection (1) in relation to a particular provision may provide that—
(a) a function conferred on a local authority or sanitary authority by the provision may, in addition to or in lieu of that authority, be exercised by the Agency,
(b) anything required by the provision to be done in relation to a local authority or a sanitary authority may, in addition to or in lieu of that authority, be done in relation to the Agency,
(c) a reference in the provision to a local authority or to a sanitary authority may include or be substituted by a reference to the Agency.
(3) An order under this section may contain such incidental and consequential provisions as the Minister considers appropriate, including provision for the modification of any provision of the Local Government (Water Pollution) Act, 1977, as it applies in relation to the Agency.
Modifications (not altering text):
Term “sanitary authority” construed in relation to water services (31.12.2007) by Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), s. 39, S.I. No. 846 of 2007, and (1.01.2014) by Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (50/2013), s. 7(3), (4), S.I. No. 757 of 2013.
Transfer of functions from sanitary authorities.
39.— All functions assigned to sanitary authorities under any other enactment shall, in so far as they relate to the carrying out by a water services authority of functions in relation to the provision of water services, be deemed to be functions of a water services authority, and all references to a sanitary authority in those acts and related enactments are to be construed accordingly.
Transfer of functions from water service authorities 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.
Power pursuant to section exercised (27.05.1996) by Environmental Protection Agency (Extension of Powers) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 126 of 1996), in effect as per art. 2.
Power pursuant to section exercised (1.08.1994) by Environmental Protection Agency (Extension of Powers) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 206 of 1994), in effect as per art. 2.