First Previous (ELECTRICITY (SUPPLY) (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1945) Next (PART II. Hydro-Electric Schemes.)

12 1945



Preliminary and General.

Short title, collective citation, and construction.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1945.

(2) The Electricity (Supply) Acts, 1927 to 1942, and this Act may be cited together as the Electricity (Supply) Acts, 1927 to 1945.

(3) This Act shall be construed as one with the Electricity (Supply) Acts, 1927 to 1942.


2. —In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Commerce;

the expression “the Board” means the Electricity Supply Board;

the expression “hydro-electric works” means works for the generation of electricity by means of hydraulic power;

the expressions “generating station”, “transmission system”, and “distribution system” have the same meanings as are given to them respectively by section 1 of the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1927 (No. 27 of 1927), for the purposes of that Act.


3. —The expenses incurred by the Minister in the administration of this Act shall (to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance) be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.