Electricity wayleaves (necessary)

The procedures governing the granting by the Department of necessary (or compulsory) wayleaves for the installation or retention of electric lines are contained in paragraphs 10-12 of Schedule 4 to the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


To access the Guidance for NIE Networks and landowners and/or occupiers on applications by NIE Networks to the Department for the grant of necessary wayleaves for the installation of new electric lines or the retention of existing lines, click on the link below:

For information about how the Department processes any personal data in connection with necessary wayleave applications, see our privacy notice:

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