Gas Bill, 1976: First Stage.

Leave granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to make provision with respect to gas supply and for that purpose to establish a body to be known in the Irish language as Bord Gáis Éireann and in the English language as the Irish Gas Board and to define its functions, to make certain provisions to enable that body to acquire land and certain rights relating to land, to amend certain enactments and to make other provisions connected with the foregoing.
—(Minister for Transport and Power).

When is it proposed to circulate the Bill?

It will be circulated this weekend.

When is it proposed to take the Second Stage?

On Tuesday, 15th June, 1976.

Subject to agreement with the Whips?

Second Stage ordered for Tuesday, 15th June, 1976.