Water Services Act, 2007

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CitationIR No. 30/2007


Number 30 of 2007


WATER SERVICES ACT 2007

REVISED

Updated to 22 October 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Water Services Act 2007. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Markets in Financial Instruments Act 2018 (25/2018), enacted 29 October 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 436 of 2018), made 18 October 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

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Number 30 of 2007


WATER SERVICES ACT 2007

REVISED

Updated to 22 October 2018


Introduction

This revision presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was first passed.

Related legislation

Environmental Protection Agency Acts 1992 to 2011: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be cited together as one (Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 (First Schedule) (Amendment) Regulation 2011 (S.I. No. 308 of 2011), reg. 2.) The Acts in this group are:

Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 (7/1992)

Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (27/2003), Part 2

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), ss. 1(2) and 107

Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 (First Schedule) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 308 of 2011)

Fisheries Acts 1959 to 2007: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one (Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), s. 1(5)). The Acts in this group are:

Fisheries (Consolidation) Act 1959 (14/1959)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1962 (31/1962)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1964 (23/1964)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1976 (23/1976)

Fisheries Act 1980 (1/1980)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1987 (14/1987)

Fisheries (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1987 (32/1987)

Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Act 1990 (21/1990)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1991 (26/1991)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1994 (23/1994)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1995 (27/1995)

Fisheries (Commissions) Act 1997 (1/1997)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997 (23/1997)

Fisheries and Foreshore (Amendment) Act 1998 (54/1998), ss. 2 to 4 and, in so far as they relate to those sections, ss. 1 and 7

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1999 (35/1999)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2001 (40/2001)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2003 (21/2003), other than s. 32 and s. 2 in so far as it relates to s. 32

Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 (8/2006), other than Part 3 and sections 100, 102, 103 and 104

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), ss. 1(5) and 111

Acts previously included in the group but now repealed are:

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1974 (25/1974)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1978 (18/1978)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1983 (27/1983)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2000 (34/2000)

Housing Finance Agency Acts 1981 to 2007: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one (Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), s. 1(3)). The Acts in this group are:

Housing Finance Agency Act 1981 (37/1981)

Housing Finance Agency (Amendment) Act 1982 (27/1982)

Housing Finance Agency (Amendment) Act 1985 (20/1985)

Housing Finance Agency (Amendment) Act 1988 (1/1988)

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 (18/1992), ss. 14, 15, 29 and 38(3)

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), ss. 1(3) and 108

Inland Fisheries Acts 1959 to 2017: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one (Inland Fisheries Act 2017 (16/2017), s. 5(3)). The Acts in this group are:

Fisheries (Consolidation) Act 1959 (14/1959)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1962 (31/1962)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1964 (23/1964)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1976 (23/1976)

Fisheries Act 1980 (1/1980)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1987 (14/1987)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act (No. 2) Act 1987 (32/1987)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1991 (26/1991)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1994 (23/1994)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1995 (27/1995)

Fisheries (Commissions) Act 1997 (1/1997)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997 (23/1997), (insofar as it relates to IFI)

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1999 (35/1999)

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), s. 111

Inland Fisheries Act 2010 (10/2010)

Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2017 (16/2017)

Local Government Acts 1925 to 2016: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one (Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016 (17/2016), s. 1(2)(c)). The Acts in this group are:

Local Government Act 1925 (5/1925)

Local Government Act 1927 (3/1927)

Local Government Act 1941 (23/1941)

Local Government Act 1946 (24/1946)

Local Government Act 1955 (9/1955)

Local Government (No. 2) Act 1960 (40/1960)

Local Government (Buncrana) Act 1968 (2/1968)

Local Government (Rateability of Rents) (Abolition) Act 1971 (15/1971), in so far as it amends the Local Government Acts 1925 to 1968

Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act 1978 (35/1978)

Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act 1983 (10/1983)

Local Government (Financial Provisions) (No. 2) Act 1983 (21/1983)

Local Government (Reorganisation) Act 1985 (7/1985)

Local Government Act 1991 (11/1991)

Local Government Act 1994 (8/1994)

Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act 1997 (29/1997)

Local Government Act 1998 (16/1998)

Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act 2000 (6/2000)

Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001), other than ss. 163, 164 and 211 and Parts 23 and 24

Local Government Act 2003 (8/2003)

Local Government (No.2) Act 2003 (17/2003)

Electoral (Amendment) Act 2004 (15/2004), s. 34

Local Government (Business Improvement Districts) Act 2006 (42/2006), ss. 2 to 7

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), ss. 1(7), 13 and 115

Copyright and Related Rights (Amendment) Act 2007 (39/2007), Part 3

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (17/2012), Part 4

Electoral, Local Government and Planning and Development Act 2013 (27/2013), Part 9

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), other than s. 1(3)-(8), s. 5(3)-(5) and sch. 2

Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016 (17/2016), ss. 1(2)(c), 52

Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts 1977 to 2007: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one (Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), s. 1(4)). The Acts in this group are:

Local Government (Water Pollution) Act 1977 (1/1977)

Local Government (Water Pollution) Act 1990 (21/1990)

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), ss. 1(4), 109 and 110

Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2018: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one (Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018 (16/2018), s. 1(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Planning and Development Act 2000 (30/2000)

Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001), ss. 2, 5(3) and Schedule 4 (in so far as they relate to the Act of 2000) and s. 247

Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2002 (32/2002), Parts 2 and 3

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 (43/2004), s. 2

Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act 2006 (27/2006)

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), ss. 114 and 1(6)

Harbours (Amendment) Act 2009 (26/2009), ss. 7(1) and (2) and s. 21(3)

Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010 (30/2010), other than Part 3

Compulsory Purchase Orders (Extension of Time Limits) Act 2010 (17/2010)

Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (20/2011), Part 5

Electoral, Local Government and Planning and Development Act 2013 (27/2013), Part 8

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), ss. 1(8), 5(7) and sch. 2, part 4.

Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015 (33/2015)

Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016 (17/2016), other than s. 1(2)(b), (c) and sch. parts 3-5

Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2017 (20/2017)

Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018 (16/2018), other than Part 4 and sch. 3 ref. nos. 12-18

Water Services Acts 2007 to 2017: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one (Water Services Act 2017 (29/2017), s. 1(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007)

Water Services (Amendment) Act 2012 (2/2012)

Water Services Act 2013 (6/2013)

Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (50/2013)

Water Services Act 2014 (44/2014)

Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (29/2015), Part 10

Water Services Act 2017 (29/2017)

Annotations

This revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and...

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