Local Government Reform Act 2014


Amendment of Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act 1997

80. (1) In this section “Act of 1997” means the Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act 1997.

(2) Section 20(1)(a)(i) of the Act of 1997 is amended with effect from 27 November 2013 by substituting “within such period of time as the Minister may determine by order having regard to all the relevant circumstances” for “at least once in every five years”.

(3) The master plan adopted on 27 November 2008 by the Council established under section 16 of the Act of 1997 shall, subject to section 20(1)(a)(iii), continue to be the master plan under that Act for the Dublin Docklands Area until a new plan is adopted in accordance with section 20(1)(a)(i) of that Act as amended by subsection (2).

(4) Every act done (by commission or omission) by or on behalf of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority before the passing of this Act in respect of a matter to which this section relates that was done in anticipation of the passing of an Act containing a provision to the like effect as this section shall be deemed to be, and always to have been, a valid exercise by that Authority of its functions.


Modifications (not altering text):


Functions transferred and references to Authority construed (24.12.2015) by Dublin Docklands Development Authority (Dissolution) Act 2015 (55/2015), s. 7, commenced on enactment.

Transfer of functions

7. (1) All functions that, immediately before the dissolution day, were vested in the Authority under subsections (1) (with the exception of functions vested under subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) of paragraph (b)), (2), (3), (5) and (6) of section 18 of the Act of 1997 shall on that day stand transferred to the Council.

(2) References in any enactment (other than this Act) or instrument under an enactment to the Authority shall, to the extent that such references relate to a function transferred to the Council under this section, on and after the dissolution day, be construed as references to the Council.