Forestry Act, 1988

Enforcement of judgments.

49.—(1) Where judgment is given against the company in any proceedings in pursuance of a claim to which section 47 (1) relates or in proceedings continued under section 48 and the person in whose favour the judgment is given has been unable to enforce the judgment, in whole or in part, against the company, he shall be entitled to enter judgment against the Minister for Finance in any court of competent jurisdiction for any amount not recovered on foot of the judgment as a debt due to him by the said Minister.

(2) The Minister for Finance shall be entitled to recover from the company any payment made by him to a person in satisfaction of a judgment entered against him under subsection (1).

(3) Moneys required by the Minister for Finance to meet payments required by him under this section shall be advanced to him out of the Central Fund or the growing produce thereof, and shall be repaid to the Central Fund out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.