Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1983

Board to continue to be body corporate, etc.

2.—(1) The Board shall continue to be 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.

(2) The seal of the Board shall be authenticated by the signature of the chairman or of some other member, or of an employee of the Board or of a person whose services are availed of by the Board by virtue of section 21 (3) of the Act of 1976, authorised by the Board to act in that behalf.

(3) Judicial notice shall continue to be taken of the seal of the Board and every document purporting to be an instrument made by the Board and to be sealed with the seal (purporting to be authenticated in accordance with subsection (2) of this section) of the Board shall be received in evidence and be deemed to be such instrument without proof unless the contrary is shown.

(4) A person who immediately before the passing of this Act held the office either of chairman or of an ordinary member shall, subject to section 3 (2) of the Act of 1976 and to section 10 of this Act, continue to hold that office.