Minerals Development Act 2017


Mining Board

Chapter 1

Continuation of Mining Board and Administrative Matters

Continuation of Mining Board

154. (1) The Mining Board, established under section 33 of the Minerals Development Act 1940 , is continued in being and shall perform the functions conferred on it by this Act, the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Acts 1960 and 1995 and any other Act.

(2) The Mining Board shall continue to be known by that name in the English language and shall be known in the Irish language as An Bord Mianadóireachta.

(3) The Mining Board is a body corporate with perpetual succession and an official seal and with the power—

(a) to sue and be sued in its corporate name, and

(b) to acquire, hold and dispose of land, or an interest in land and other property.

(4) The Mining Board shall be independent in the performance of its functions.