Urban Renewal Act, 1986


Custom House Docks Development Authority

Establishment of Authority.

8.—(1) There shall be established, on such day as may be appointed for the purpose by the Minister by order, a body which shall be known as the Custom House Docks Development Authority (in this Act referred to as “the Authority”) to perform, in relation to the Custom House Docks Area, the functions assigned to the Authority by or under this Act.

(2) The Authority shall consist of a chairman and four ordinary members.

(3) The Authority shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and power to sue and be sued in its corporate name and to acquire, hold and dispose of land.

(4) (a) The Authority shall, as soon as may be after its establishment, provide itself with a seal, which shall be authenticated by the signature of the chairman of the Authority or of an ordinary member authorised by the Authority to act in that behalf.

(b) All courts shall take judicial notice of the seal of the Authority and every instrument purporting to be an instrument made by the Authority and to be sealed with its seal (purporting to be authenticated in accordance with paragraph (a) of this subsection) shall be received in evidence and be deemed to be such instrument without further proof, until the contrary is shown.