Irish Minister signed Order to hand over 419 sites to Irish Water July 21st 2017

A Statutory Instruments Order S.I. No. 329 of 2017, named the Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (Property Vesting Day) (No.10) Order 2017, was published on July 27th 2017. It was signed by Eoghan Murphy, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government and came into effect on July 21st 2017.


″This Statutory Instrument gives effect to the decision of the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government to transfer the property listed in the schedule to the Order from water services authorities to Irish Water in accordance with section 12 of the Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013.″

The Eddie Fullerton Dam, Illies, Co Donegal

The Eddie Fullerton Dam, Illies, Co Donegal

 

WATER SERVICES (NO. 2) ACT 2013 (PROPERTY VESTING DAY)
ORDER 2017

I, EOGHAN MURPHY, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 12 (1) of the Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (No. 50 of 2013), hereby make the following order:

1. This Order may be cited as the Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (Property Vesting Day) (No. 10) Order 2017.
2. The 21st July 2017 shall be a “property vesting day” for the purposes of section 12 of the Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (No. 50 of 2013).
3. On the property vesting day referred to in article 2, the property listed in the schedule to this Order, which immediately before this day was vested in a water services authority, shall stand vested in Irish Water.

The Schedule listed 419 property sites that were be handed over to Irish Water including reservoirs, waste waterworks and waterworks formerly controlled by local authorities.