Central Bank Act 1942

F95 [ Seal of Bank.

10

10. (1) The seal of the Bank shall be kept in such custody as the Commission directs.

(2) The seal of the Bank may be used only as authorised

( a ) if the seal is to be used in relation to a function or power of the Bank that is to be performed or exercised by the Commission, by the Commission, or

( b ) if the seal is to be used in relation to a function or power of the Bank that is to be performed or exercised by the Governor, by the Governor.

(3) The seal of the Bank shall be authenticated by

( a ) the signature of the Governor or a member of the Commission authorised in that behalf by the Commission, and

( b ) the counter-signature of the Secretary of the Bank or some other officer or employee of the Bank authorised in that behalf by the Commission.

(4) A document purporting to be made or issued by the Bank and to be sealed with the seal of the Bank authenticated in accordance with subsection (3) is admissible in evidence and shall be taken to have been made or issued by the Bank until the contrary is proved, without proof of the signature or authority of any person purporting to have signed or counter-signed it. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F95

Substituted (1.10.2010) by Central Bank Reform Act 2010 (23/2010), s. 14(1) and sch. 1, pt. 1, item 27, S.I. No. 469 of 2010.

Editorial Notes:

E39

Previous affecting provision: section amended (1.05.2003) by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2003 (12/2003), s. 11, S.I. No. 160 of 2003; substituted as per F-note above.