Water Services Act 2007


Emergency Orders.

100.— (1) The Minister may, for the purposes of preventing risk to public health and safety or the environment, make an order suspending or amending for a stated period any obligation placed by this Act on a water services authority or other person specified in the order.

(2) An order under this section may contain such consequential provisions arising from the suspension or amendment of the obligation under this Act as the Minister considers necessary.

(3) Where an order is proposed to be made under subsection (1), a draft of the order shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas and the order shall not be made until a resolution approving of the draft has been passed by each such House.