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26 1942



Preliminary and General.

Short title and citation.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Registration of Title Act, 1942.

(2) The Local Registration of Title (Ireland) Act, 1891, and this Act may be cited together as the Registration of Title Acts, 1891 and 1942.

Definitions and construction.

2. —(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Principal Act” means the Local Registration of Title (Ireland) Act, 1891;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Justice.

(2) The Principal Act and this Act shall be construed together and, accordingly, every word and expression to which a particular meaning is assigned by or in the Principal Act for the purposes of that Act shall, in this Act, have the meaning so assigned thereto.

Short title of the Principal Act.

3. —The Principal Act, that is to say, the Local Registration of Title (Ireland) Act, 1891, may, in lieu of that title, be cited as the Registration of Title Act, 1891.

Alteration of the style of the Rules Committee.

4. —The committee constituted by section 73 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1936, shall be styled the Registration of Title Rules Committee in lieu of the style assigned to it by that section.


5. —The enactments mentioned in the Third Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent mentioned in the third column of that Schedule.


6. —The expenses incurred in the administration of this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.