National Asset Management Agency Act 2009

PART 5

Valuation Methodology

72.

Interpretation ( Part 5).

72.— (1) In this Part “property” means property that is the subject of the security for a credit facility that is a bank asset.

(2) In this Part:

( a) a reference to the market value of property is a reference to the estimated amount that would be paid by a willing buyer to a willing seller in an arm’s-length transaction after proper marketing (where appropriate) where both parties act knowledgeably, prudently and without compulsion,

( b) a reference to the market value of a bank asset is a reference to the estimated amount that would be paid by a willing buyer to a willing seller in an arm’s-length transaction after proper marketing (where appropriate) where both parties act knowledgeably, prudently and without compulsion,

( c) a reference to the long-term economic value of property is a reference to the value, as determined by NAMA in accordance with this Part, that it can reasonably be expected to attain in a stable financial system when the crisis conditions prevailing at the passing of this Act are ameliorated and in which a future price or yield of the property is consistent with reasonable expectations having regard to the long-term historical average, and

( d) a reference to the long-term economic value of a bank asset is a reference to the value, as determined by NAMA in accordance with this Part, that it can reasonably be expected to attain in a stable financial system when the crisis conditions prevailing at the passing of this Act are ameliorated.