Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013

11.

Provisions consequent upon transfer of functions to Irish Water

11. (1) Anything commenced and not completed before the transfer day by or under the authority of a water services authority or a sanitary authority may, in so far as it relates to a function transferred to Irish Water on that day be carried on or completed on and after that day by Irish Water.

(2) Every instrument made under an enactment and every document (including any certificate) granted or made, in the performance of a function transferred by section 7, shall, if and in so far as it was operative immediately before the transfer day, have effect on and after that day as if it had been granted or made by Irish Water.

(3) References to a water services authority in the memorandum or articles of association of any company in so far as they relate to a function transferred by section 7, shall, on and after the transfer day, be construed as references to Irish Water.

(4) Any money, stocks, shares or securities designated by an order under section 12 that immediately before the property vesting day appointed by that order were standing in the name of a water services authority shall, on the request of Irish Water be transferred into its name.

(5) A certificate signed by the Minister that any property, right or liability has or, as the case may be, has not vested in Irish Water pursuant to an order under section 12 or 14 shall be sufficient evidence, unless the contrary is shown, of the fact so certified for all purposes.