Minerals Development Act, 1999

Minerals vested in Land Commission.

2.—Any minerals or exclusive mining rights which vested in the Irish Land Commission under or by virtue of the Land Purchase Acts, the Land Law Acts, the Congested Districts Board (Ireland) Acts or by any other means shall, for the purposes of paragraph (a) of section 5 of the Minerals Development Act, 1940 , be deemed to be and to always have been the property of the State and vested in the State.