Dublin City University Act, 1989

Establishment of University.

2.—(1) The National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin, shall by virtue of this section become and be a university and shall be known in the Irish language as Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile �tha Cliath and in the English language as Dublin City University and shall perform the functions assigned to it by the Act of 1980 as amended by this Act.

(2) References in any statute or statutory instrument (within the meaning of the Statutory Instruments Act, 1947) or in the memorandum or articles of any company or any other legal document shall, in so far as they relate to the National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin, be construed as references to Dublin City University.

(3) Where, immediately before the commencement of this Act, any legal proceedings in relation to the National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin, are pending to which the National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin, is party, the name of Dublin City University shall be substituted in the proceedings for the name of the Institute and the proceedings shall not abate by reason of such substitution.