Water Services Act 2013

8.

Membership of either House of Oireachtas or European Parliament.

8.— (1) Where a director of the subsidiary is—

( a) nominated as a member of Seanad Éireann,

( b) elected as a member of either House of the Oireachtas or to be a member of the European Parliament, or

( c) regarded pursuant to Part XIII of the Second Schedule to the Act of 1997 as having been elected to that Parliament,

he or she shall thereupon cease to be a director of the subsidiary.

(2) Where a member of the staff of the subsidiary is—

( a) nominated as a member of Seanad Éireann,

( b) elected as a member of either House of the Oireachtas or to be a member of the European Parliament, or

( c) regarded pursuant to Part XIII of the Second Schedule to the Act of 1997 as having been elected to that Parliament,

he or she shall thereupon cease to be a member of the staff of the subsidiary.

(3) A person who is for the time being entitled under the Standing Orders of either House of the Oireachtas to sit therein or who is a member of the European Parliament shall, while he or she is so entitled or is such a member, be disqualified from being a director of the subsidiary or a member of the staff of the subsidiary.

(4) In this section “Act of 1997” means the European Parliament Elections Act 1997.