Cork City Management Act, 1929

Legal proceedings.

20.—In every action or other legal proceeding, whether civil or criminal, instituted in any court of law or equity by or against the Corporation the Manager shall act for and on behalf of the Corporation and may do all such acts, matters or things as he may consider necessary for the preparation and prosecution or defence of such action or other proceeding in the same manner in all respects as if (as the case may require) he were the plaintiff or the defendant therein and where any such action or other proceeding relates to the exercise or the performance by the Council of any of the reserved functions the Manager shall in the doing of any such act, matter or thing as aforesaid act with the express authority of the Council which authority shall be deemed to have been given unless and until the contrary is shown.