Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013
41. (1) The Commission shall—
(a) not later than 6 months after the commencement of this section, prepare and submit to the Minister a strategy statement in respect of the period of 3 years immediately following the year in which the strategy statement is so submitted, and
(b) not later than 3 months before each third anniversary of the submission to the Minister in accordance with this subsection of the strategy statement for the time being in effect, prepare and submit to the Minister a strategy statement in respect of the period of 3 years immediately following the year in which it is so submitted.
(2) The Minister shall, as soon as practicable after a strategy statement has been submitted to him or her under subsection (1), cause a copy thereof to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.
(3) The Commission shall, as soon as practicable after copies of a strategy statement are laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas in accordance with subsection (2), arrange for the strategy statement to be published on the internet.
(4) In this section “strategy statement” means a statement that—
(a) specifies the key objectives, outputs and related strategies, including use of resources, of the Commission in relation to the performance of its functions under this Act, and
(b) is prepared in a form and manner that is in accordance with any directions issued from time to time by the Minister.