University Education (Agriculture and Dairy Science) Act, 1926

Demise of College of Science to University College, Dublin.

2.—(1) The Minister for Finance shall as soon as conveniently may be after the passing of this Act demise by deed under his official seal the lands and premises described in the First Schedule to this Act with the exceptions and subject to the reservations specified in that Schedule to University College, Dublin for the term of ninety-nine years from the appointed day subject to such nominal rent not exceeding five shillings as the said Minister shall think proper and subject to such covenants on the part of University College, Dublin and conditions as the said Minister shall think proper and in particular subject to a covenant against assignment, subletting, or parting with the possession of the said lands and premises or any part thereof without the consent of the said Minister and such covenant or condition as the said Minister shall think proper for securing the carrying out on the demised premises of scientific experiments and tests for Departments of State by the officers of such Departments or the officers of the said College.

(2) The demise made by the Minister for Finance under and in accordance with this section shall have effect according to its tenor as fully and effectually as if the lands and premises thereby demised were vested in the said Minister, and all reservations made by such demise shall enure for the benefit of Saorstát Eireann.

(3) Every question and dispute as to the lands or premises to be comprised in or to be excepted from the demise to be made under this section shall be decided by the Minister for Finance whose decision shall be final.