National College of Art and Design Act 1971

Preservation of contracts and continuance of legal proceedings.


28.(1) Every contract which was entered into in relation to the College and is in force immediately before the establishment day between the Minister or the Commissioners and any person shall continue in force on and after the establishment day, but shall be construed and have effect as if An Bord were substituted therein for the Minister or the Commissioners (as the case may be), and every such contract shall be enforceable by or against An Bord accordingly.

(2) Where, immediately before the establishment day, any legal proceedings are pending to which the Minister is a party and the proceedings have reference to the College, the name of An Bord shall be substituted in the proceedings for that of the Minister, and the proceedings shall not abate by reason of such substitution.