Inland Fisheries Act 2010

53.

Pending legal proceedings.

53.— (1) If, immediately before the establishment day, any legal proceedings to which the Central Board or any regional board is a party are pending in any court or tribunal, Inland Fisheries Ireland shall be substituted in the proceedings for the name of the board concerned and the proceedings shall not abate because of the substitution.

(2) Subsection (1) applies with the necessary modifications in relation to any legal proceedings to which, immediately before the establishment day, any of the following officers is, in his or her official capacity, a party—

( a) the chief executive officer of the Central Board, or

( b) the chief executive officer of any regional board.

(3) Any reference to the Central Board or any regional board in an order made by a court before the establishment day shall, on the establishment day, be construed as a reference to IFI.