Housing Act 1966
Procedure for compulsory acquisition of land.
76.—A housing authority acquiring land compulsorily for the purposes of this Act may be authorised to do so by means of a compulsory purchase order made by the authority and submitted to and confirmed by the Minister in accordance with the provisions contained in the Third Schedule to this Act.
Modifications (not altering text):
Reference to “Minister” construed (1.01.2001) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (30/2000), s. 214(2)(f)(i), S.I. No. 449 of 2000.
Transfer of Minister’s functions in relation to compulsory acquisition of land to Board.
(2) For the purposes of the compulsory acquisition of land by a local authority the following constructions shall apply: ...
(f) (i) the references to the Minister, or to the appropriate Minister, in sections 76, 77, 78 [and 80] of, and the Third Schedule to, the Housing Act, 1966, shall be construed as referring to the Board and any connected references shall be construed accordingly;
Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2001) by Housing Act, 1966 (Acquisition of Land) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 454 of 2000), in effect as per reg. 2.
Previous affecting provisions: power pursuant to section exercised (23.12.1966) by Housing Act, 1966 (Acquisition of Land) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 278 of 1966); revoked (1.01.2001) by Housing Act, 1966 (Acquisition of Land) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 454 of 2000), reg. 9, in effect as per reg. 2.