National Asset Management Agency Act 2009
Effect of acquisition of bank assets on legal proceedings where participating institution not plaintiff.
187.— (1) If the participating institution from which NAMA or a NAMA group entity acquires a bank asset is, at the time of acquisition of the bank asset, a party (otherwise than as plaintiff) in legal proceedings in relation to the bank asset, the participating institution remains a party to the proceedings in the same capacity.
(2) NAMA or a NAMA group entity may elect to become a party to any legal proceedings referred to in subsection (1) . In a case where the participating institution has brought a counterclaim NAMA or the NAMA group entity may at its election be substituted for the participating institution as counterclaimant but does not become liable in respect of the claim.