Water Services Act 2017


Membership of Forum

27. (1) The Forum shall consist of not less than 20 and not more than 40 members (including a chairperson).

(2) The members of the Forum shall be appointed by the Minister.

(3) The Minister shall, having regard to the functions to be performed by the Forum, make regulations prescribing—

(a) the composition of the Forum,

(b) the term of office, the cessation of office and the eligibility for reappointment of members of the Forum,

(c) the knowledge and expertise required of members of the Forum,

(d) membership, by a member of the Forum, of either House of the Oireachtas, the European Parliament or a local authority,

(e) sectors to be represented on the Forum,

(f) the arrangements in respect of meetings of the Forum, and

(g) such other matters as the Minister considers necessary for the operation and administration of the Forum.

(4) A member of the Forum shall hold office on such terms and conditions (including terms and conditions in relation to allowances and reimbursement of expenses incurred) as may be determined by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (30.11.2020) by Water Services Act 2017 (Membership of Water Forum) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 526 of 2020).