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Land Law (Commission) Act, 1923

Confirmation of powers of the Irish Land Commission.

2.(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Part III. of the Second Schedule to the Irish Free State (Consequential Provisions) Act, 1922, whereby the office of Commissioner of the Irish Land Commission ceased to exist as from the transfer date, the Irish Land Commission shall be deemed to have had since the transfer date continuous corporate existence in Saorstát Eireann and shall, from and after the passing of this Act, consist of a Judicial Commissioner and such number of other Commissioners as the Executive Council of Saorstát Eireann shall consider requisite.

(2) The Irish Land Commission shall, notwithstanding the provisions aforesaid, have and be deemed to have had continuously since the transfer date all the jurisdictions, powers, duties and obligations which immediately before the transfer date were vested in or imposed on the Irish Land Commission and were exercisable or to be performed in Saorstát Eireann.

(3) All the property of every nature and kind which was vested in the Irish Land Commission immediately before the transfer date, and was either situate in Saorstát Eireann or was vested in the Irish Land Commission for the purpose of functions to be performed in Saorstát Eireann, shall, notwithstanding the provisions aforesaid, be and be deemed to have been continuously since the transfer date vested in the Irish Land Commission for the like estates, interests and purposes and subject to the like trusts for and subject to which such property was respectively vested in the Irish Land Commission immediately before the transfer date.