National Asset Management Agency Act 2009
Powers of Statutory Receivers
1. To take immediate possession of, get in and collect any secured asset or any part of it in respect of which he or she is appointed and to make such demands and take such proceedings as may seem expedient for that purpose, and to take possession of the secured assets over which he or she is appointed with like rights.
2. To sell, realise or otherwise dispose of property.
3. To carry on, manage, develop, reconstruct, amalgamate or diversify or concur in carrying on, managing, developing, reconstructing, amalgamating or diversifying any business of the chargor in any manner he or she thinks fit.
4. To appoint and discharge managers, officers, agents, professional advisers, consultants, servants, workmen, employees and others for the purposes specified in this Schedule upon such terms as to remuneration or otherwise as he or she thinks fit and to remove any person so appointed to any such position by the chargor.
5. To raise and borrow money or incur any other liability, either unsecured or on the security of any secured asset either in priority to NAMA’s or the relevant NAMA group entity’s security or otherwise and generally on any terms and for whatever purpose he or she thinks fit.
6. To grant rights, options or easements over, dispose of, convert into money and realise any secured asset by public auction or private contract and generally in any manner and on any terms he or she thinks fit. The consideration for any such transaction may consist of cash, debentures or other obligations, shares, stock or other valuable consideration and any such consideration may be payable in a lump sum or by instalments spread over any period he or she thinks fit. Fixtures, plant and machinery may be severed and sold separately from the property containing them without the consent of the chargor.
7. To let, hire, lease, licence or grant any interest in any secured asset for any term and at any rent (with or without a premium) he or she thinks fit and to vary the terms, surrender or accept a surrender of any lease or tenancy of any secured asset on any terms which he or she thinks fit (including the payment of money to a lessee or tenant on a surrender).
8. Where the chargor is a company, to require the chargor, or the directors of the chargor, to make calls conditionally or unconditionally upon the shareholders of the chargor in respect of any uncalled capital of the chargor and enforce payment of any call so made by action (in the name of the chargor or the statutory receiver as he or she may think fit) or otherwise.
9. To sell or assign all or any of the book debts in respect of which he or she is appointed in such manner, and generally on such terms and conditions, as he or she thinks fit.
10. To exercise in respect of any secured asset all voting or other powers or rights in such manner as he or she thinks fit.
11. To purchase or acquire any land or any interest in or right over land.
12. To exercise on behalf of the chargor, and without the consent of or notice to the chargor, all the powers conferred on a landlord or a tenant by any legislation from time to time in force in any relevant jurisdiction relating to rents or agriculture in respect of any part of the secured assets.
13. To exercise on behalf of the chargor and in the name of the chargor all powers and rights of the chargor relevant to effecting and necessary to effect the registration in the Land Registry of any fixed or specific charge created on any registered land, of the crystallisation of any floating charge or his or her appointment as statutory receiver.
14. To settle, adjust, refer to arbitration, allow time for payment, compromise and arrange any claim, contract, account, dispute, question or demand with or by any person who is or claims to be a creditor of the chargor or relating in any way to any secured asset.
15. To bring, prosecute, enforce, defend and abandon any action, suit or proceedings both in his or her own name and in the name of the chargor in relation to any secured asset which he or she thinks fit.
16. To give a valid receipt for any money and execute any assurance or thing that may be necessary or desirable for realising any secured asset.
17. Where the chargor is a company, to form a subsidiary of the chargor, arrange for any such subsidiary to trade or cease to trade as he or she sees fit, in his or her capacity as shareholder and transfer to that subsidiary any secured asset and sell or otherwise dispose of any such subsidiary.
18. To delegate his or her powers.
19. To appoint managers, officers, agents, professional advisers, consultants, servants, workmen, employees and others, for the purpose of exercising his or her powers at such salaries, for such periods and on such terms as he or she determines.
20. To enter into, abandon, perform, repudiate, rescind, vary or cancel any contracts as he or she thinks fit.
21. To lend money or advance credit to any customer of the chargor.
22. To make substitutions of, or improvements to, the chargor’s plant and machinery as he or she thinks fit.
23. To effect with any insurer any policy of insurance either in lieu or satisfaction of, or in addition to, the insurances required to be maintained under any security document or loan facility agreement entered into by the chargor which is held by NAMA or a NAMA group entity.
24. To make any election for value-added tax purposes that he or she thinks fit.
25. To run the tax affairs of the chargor in any manner that he or she thinks fit.
26. To conduct and complete all investigations, studies, sampling and testing and all remedial, removal and other actions required by law or by NAMA or a NAMA group entity and comply with all lawful orders and directives of any authority under an environmental law.
27. To take all steps necessary to effect any registration, renewal, application or notification that he or she thinks fit to maintain in force or protect any intellectual property.
28. To redeem any prior security interest and to settle and pass the accounts to which that security interest relates. Any accounts so settled and passed are conclusive and binding on the chargor, and any money so paid shall be taken to be an expense properly incurred by him or her.
29. To effect any repair or insurance and do any other act which the chargor might do in the ordinary conduct of its business to protect or improve any secured asset.
30. To commence and complete any building operation, and to complete any building operation already begun.
31. To arrange for or provide any service proper for the efficient use or management of the secured assets.
32. To apply for and maintain any planning permission, building regulation approval or any other authorisation.
33. To do all other acts and things which he or she may consider desirable or necessary for realising any secured asset or incidental or conducive to any of the rights, powers or discretions conferred on a statutory receiver.
34. To exercise in relation to a secured asset all the rights, powers and authorities that he or she could exercise if he or she were the absolute beneficial owner of the secured asset.
35. To use the name of the chargor when exercising any of the rights, powers or discretions conferred on him or her.
36. Where the chargor is a company, to use the chargor’s seal.
37. To do all acts and to execute in the name and on behalf of the chargor any deed, receipt or other document.
38. To draw, accept, make or endorse any bill of exchange or promissory note in the name of and on behalf of the chargor.
39. To make any payment which is necessary or incidental to the performance of his or her functions.
40. To rank and claim in the bankruptcy, insolvency, sequestration or liquidation of any person indebted to the chargor and to receive dividends, and to accede to the trust deeds for the creditors of any such person.
41. Where the chargor is a company, to change the location of the chargor’s registered office.