Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004
Transfer of property rights and liabilities of former Council.
47.—(1) The following shall be and are, by virtue of this section, transferred to the Council—
(a) all property and rights relating to such property held or enjoyed immediately before the commencement of this section by the former Council or any trustee or agent thereof acting on its behalf,
(b) all liabilities incurred before such commencement by the former Council or any trustee or agent thereof acting on its behalf that had not been discharged before such commencement,
and, accordingly, without any further conveyance, transfer or assignment—
(i) the said property, real and personal, shall, on such commencement, vest in the Council for all the estate, term or interest for which, immediately before such commencement, it was vested in the former Council but subject to all trusts and equities affecting the property and capable of being performed,
(ii) those rights shall, as and from such commencement, be enjoyed by the Council, and
(iii) those liabilities shall, as and from such commencement, be liabilities of the Council.
(2) All moneys, stocks, shares and securities transferred to the Council by this section which, on the commencement of this section, are standing in the name of the former Council or any trustee or agent thereof shall, upon the request of the Council, be transferred into its name.
(3) Every right and liability transferred to the Council by this section may, on or after the commencement of this section, be sued on, recovered or enforced by or against the Council in its own name and it shall not be necessary for the Council to give notice to the person whose right or liability is transferred by this section of the transfer.