Railway Safety Act 2005

Establishment of Railway Safety Commission.

8.—(1) There shall stand established, on the establishment day, a body to be known as, in the Irish language, An Coimisiún Sábháilteachta Iarnróid, or in the English language, the Railway Safety Commission, in this Act referred to as the “Commission”, to perform the functions assigned to it under this Act.

(2) The Commission shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and shall have a seal and power to sue and be sued in its corporate name and to acquire, hold and dispose of land or an interest in land, and to acquire, hold and dispose of any other property.

(3) The Commission shall have all such powers as are necessary for or incidental to the performance of its functions under this Act.