Housing Act 1966

Form and effect of vesting order and registration of title acquired under the Registration of Title Acts, 1891 and 1942.

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82. (1) A vesting order shall be in the prescribed form and shall have attached thereto a map of the land to which it applies and it shall be expressed and shall operate to vest the land in the housing authority in fee simple free from encumbrances and all estates, rights, titles and interests of whatsoever kind (other than any public right of way) on a specified date (in this Act referred to as the vesting date) not earlier than twenty-one days after the making of the order.

(2) Notwithstanding anything in subsection (1) of this section, where a housing authority have acquired by a vesting order land which is subject, either alone or in conjunction with other land, to a purchase annuity, payment in lieu of rent, or other annual sum (not being merely a rent under a contract of tenancy) payable to the Irish Land Commission or to the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland, the authority shall become and be liable, as from the date on which the land is vested in them by the vesting order, for the payment to the Irish Land Commission or to the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland, as the case may be, of the annual sum or such portion thereof as shall be apportioned by the Irish Land Commission or by the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland, as the case may be, on the land as if the land had been transferred to the authority by the owner thereof on that date.

(3) When a housing authority make a vesting order in relation to any land, they shall send the order to the registering authority and thereupon the registering authority shall cause the housing authority to be registered as owner of the land in accordance with the order.

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Previous affecting provisions: power pursuant to section exercised (20.12.2000) by Housing Act, 1966 (Acquisition of Land) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 454 of 2000); revoked (2.12.2008) by Housing Act 1966 (Compulsory Acquisition of Land for Motorways and Service Areas, Etc) (form of Notice) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 514 of 2008).

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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 (20.12.2000) by Housing Act, 1966 (Acquisition of Land) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 454 of 2000).