Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008


Establishment of Dublin Transport Authority.

9.— (1) There stands established on the establishment day a body to be known in the English language as the Dublin Transport Authority or in the Irish language, Údarás Iompair Bhaile Átha Cliath, and in this Act referred to as the Authority, to perform the functions assigned to it by or under this Act.

F8 [ (2) The functional area of the Authority (other than to the extent provided by this Act) is the State. ]

(3) The Authority is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a seal and power to sue and be sued in its corporate name and to acquire, hold and dispose of land or any other property or any other interest in land or any other property (freehold or leasehold).

(4) The Authority shall, as soon as may be after its establishment, provide itself with a seal, which shall be authenticated by the signature of a member of the Authority or of another person authorised by the Authority to act in that behalf.

(5) All courts shall take judicial notice of the seal of the Authority and every instrument purporting to be an instrument made by the Authority and to be sealed with its seal (purporting to be authenticated in accordance with subsection (4)) shall be received in evidence and be deemed to be such instrument without further proof, until the contrary is shown.




Substituted (1.01.2014) by Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (37/2013), s. 74(b), S.I. No. 524 of 2013.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: subs. (2) substituted (1.12.2009) by Public Transport Regulation Act 2009 (37/2009), ss. 29(1)(b), S.I. No. 466 of 2009; substituted as per F-note above.