Local Government (Galway) Act, 1937

Transfer of property.

22.—(1) All property, whether real or personal (including choses in action) which immediately before the appointed day is vested in or belongs to or is held in trust for the District Council and all rights, powers, and privileges relating to or connected with any such property shall, on the appointed day and without any conveyance or assignment but subject where necessary to transfer in the books of any bank, corporation or company, become and be vested in or the property of or held in trust for (as the case may require) the Corporation for all the estate, term, or interest for which the same immediately before the appointed day was vested in or belonged to or was held in trust for the District Council, but subject to all trusts and equities affecting the same and then subsisting and capable of being performed.

(2) All property transferred by this section which, immediately before the appointed day, is standing in the books of any bank, or is registered in the books of any bank, corporation, or company in the name of the District Council shall, upon the request of the Corporation, made on or at any time after the appointed day be transferred in such books by such bank, corporation, or company into the name of the Corporation.

(3) On and after the appointed day every chose in action transferred by this section from the District Council to the Corporation may be sued upon, recovered, or enforced by the Corporation in its own name and it shall not be necessary for the Corporation to give notice to the person bound by such chose in action of the transfer effected by this section.