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Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act, 1997

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Number 7 of 1997


DUBLIN DOCKLANDS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT, 1997


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Commencement.

3.

Interpretation.

4.

Dublin Docklands Area.

5.

Custom House Docks Area.

6.

Orders.

7.

Regulations.

8.

Repeals.

9.

Saver.

10.

Expenses of Minister.

11.

Indemnification of certain persons.

12.

Immunity of Authority.

13.

Prosecutions and penalties.

PART II

Dublin Docklands Development Authority

14.

Establishment of Dublin Docklands Development Authority.

15.

Chairperson.

16.

Council.

17.

Executive Board.

18.

Functions of Authority.

19.

Duty of Chairperson.

20.

Functions of Council.

21.

Functions of Executive Board.

22.

Meetings and procedures of Council.

23.

Meetings and procedures of Executive Board.

24.

Master plan.

25.

Planning schemes.

26.

Environmental impact assessment of certain development.

27.

Acquisition of land compulsorily by Authority.

28.

Transfer of land from statutory body to Authority.

29.

Grants to Authority.

30.

Borrowing by Authority.

31.

Guarantee by Minister for Finance of borrowing by Authority.

32.

Advances from Central Fund.

33.

Advances to Authority.

34.

Employees.

35.

Superannuation.

36.

Consultants and advisers.

37.

Provision of services.

38.

Membership of either House of Oireachtas or European Parliament.

39.

Disclosure of interests.

40.

Disclosure of confidential information.

41.

Prohibition of certain communications.

42.

Acceptance of gifts by Authority.

43.

Accounts and audits.

44.

Annual report and information to Minister.

45.

Power of Minister to issue directives to Authority.

46.

Dissolution of Authority.

PART III

Transitional Provisions

47.

Transfer of land and other property.

48.

Transfer of rights and liabilities.

49.

Preservation of existing contracts.

50.

Continuance of legal proceedings.

51.

References in legislation.

52.

Exemption from stamp duty.

53.

Final accounts of Custom House Docks Development Authority.

54.

Admissibility in evidence of documents of Custom House Docks Development Authority.

55.

Transfer of employees.

56.

Dissolution of Custom House Docks Development Authority.

PART IV

Miscellaneous

57.

Amendment of Act of 1986.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Description of Dublin Docklands Area

SECOND SCHEDULE

Description of Custom House Docks Area

THIRD SCHEDULE

Enactments Repealed


Acts Referred to

Borrowing Powers of Certain Bodies Act, 1996

1996, No. 22

Civil Service Regulation Act, 1956

1956, No. 46

Companies Act, 1963

1963, No. 33

Dublin Port and Docks Act, 1869

32 & 33 Vict. c. 100

Ethics in Public Office Act, 1995

1995, No. 22

European Parliament Elections Act, 1997

1997, No. 2

Finance Act, 1895

58 & 59 Vict. c. 16

Finance Act, 1987

1987, No. 10

Harbours Act, 1946

1946, No. 9

Harbours Act, 1996

1996, No. 11

Health Act, 1970

1970, No. 1

Housing Act, 1966

1966, No. 21

Local Government Act, 1941

1941, No. 23

Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963

1963, No. 28

Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851

14 & 15 Vict. c. 93

Registration of Business Names Act, 1963

1963, No. 30

Statutory Instruments Act, 1947

1947, No. 44

Urban Renewal Act, 1986

1986, No. 19

Urban Renewal (Amendment) Act, 1987

1987, No. 16

Vocational Education Act, 1930

1930, No. 29

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Number 7 of 1997


DUBLIN DOCKLANDS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT, 1997


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE RENEWAL OF THE DUBLIN DOCKLANDS AREA AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO ESTABLISH A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS THE DUBLIN DOCKLANDS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, AND TO DEFINE ITS FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND THE URBAN RENEWAL ACT, 1986 , AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [27th March, 1997]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: