A new statutory obligation has been imposed by Section 48 of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 to retain and pay unpaid water charges out of the proceeds of sale.
This obligation became effective on the 1st January 2016. A further article will be published to confirm.
When a person is selling their property, a number of obligations have been imposed pursuant to Section 48 of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 to include the following:
Therefore it is essential that the seller of a property ensures that they are registered with Irish Water and all water payments are up to date to avoid any unnecessary delays in the sale process.