Water Services Act 2013

25.

Performance of functions preparatory to conferral of water services functions.

25.— (1) The Board may, upon the commencement of this section, do all such things as may be necessary or expedient for the purposes of the performance by it of water services functions under any enactment passed after the passing of this Act.

(2) The subsidiary may, upon the commencement of this section, do all such things as may be necessary or expedient for the purposes of the performance by it of water services functions under any enactment passed after the passing of this Act.

(3) The Board shall not perform a function under this section if the Minister gives a direction in writing to the Board requiring it not to perform the function.

(4) The subsidiary shall not perform a function under this section if the Minister gives a direction in writing to the subsidiary requiring it not to perform the function.

(5) In this section “water services functions” means functions that are the same as or similar to the functions of a water services authority under the Act of 2007.