Aer Lingus Act 2004
Provision as to certain loans.
11. —(1) The sums advanced to Aerlinte by the Minister for Finance pursuant to section 3 of the Act of 1969 shall be deemed to have been advanced to Aer Lingus Limited, and notwithstanding section 3 of the Act of 1969, all sums advanced to Aerlinte pursuant to that section shall be repaid by Aer Lingus Limited to the Minister for Finance on such date as may be designated for that purpose by the Minister.
(2) Subject to this section, until the sums advanced under section 3 of the Act of 1969 are repaid to the Minister for Finance, the terms affecting such sums shall continue to apply and shall be construed as if every reference to Aerlinte in that section and in any associated documentation relating to the sums advanced were a reference to Aer Lingus Limited.
(3) Where the sums advanced pursuant to section 3 of the Act of 1969 (or any part of such sums) have not been repaid to the Minister at any time after the date for repayment designated by the Minister pursuant to subsection (1) has passed, such sums together with any interest due may be recovered from the Company by the Minister for Finance as a simple contract debt.
(4) Any funds received by the Minister for Finance in respect of sums of money referred to in this section shall be paid into or disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer.