National Asset Management Agency Act 2009

Chapter 3

Statutory Receivers

NAMA’s power to appoint statutory receivers.

147.— (1) Where any of the following occurs under the terms of an acquired bank asset:

(a) a power of sale becomes exercisable;

(b) a power to appoint a receiver becomes exercisable;

then NAMA may appoint any person, including an officer of NAMA, as a statutory receiver of the property the subject of the bank asset.

(2) NAMA may remove a statutory receiver and may appoint a new statutory receiver in the place of a statutory receiver removed.

(3) The appointment of a statutory receiver is not subject to the restrictions in the Conveyancing Act 1881 or the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 on the appointment of a receiver.

(4) NAMA may fix the remuneration of a statutory receiver. A maximum rate imposed by law (including that specified in section 24(6) of the Conveyancing Act 1881 or prescribed by regulations under section 108(7) of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 ) does not apply.

(5) NAMA’s power to appoint a statutory receiver under this Chapter does not affect any powers to appoint a receiver pursuant to any contractual power in any bank asset acquired by NAMA.

(6) The powers of NAMA under this section are exercisable by NAMA (and only by NAMA) in relation to a bank asset held by a NAMA group entity.