Garda Síochána (Compensation) Act 2022



Subrogation of rights or remedies

25. (1) Where compensation is awarded to a person under this Act (including under the Act of 2003 as applied by section 19 ) the Garda Commissioner shall be subrogated to any rights or remedies to which the person is entitled against any person or the estate of any such person who caused the personal injuries or death resulting from the malicious incident concerned.

(2) Proceedings by the Garda Commissioner that are brought as a result of the operation of subsection (1) shall be brought not later than one year after the date of payment of the compensation concerned.

(3) In this section, a reference to the Garda Commissioner includes a reference to any person entitled, by or under any enactment, to act on behalf of the Garda Commissioner.