Planning and Development Act 2000
Appropriation of land for local authority purposes.
(a) land is vested in a local authority for the purposes of its functions under this or any other enactment, and
(b) the local authority is satisfied that the land should be made available for the purposes of any of those functions,
the local authority may appropriate the land for those purposes.
(2) Where land is vested in a local authority by means of compulsory acquisition under any enactment, no claim shall be made for compensation or additional compensation and the acquisition shall not be challenged on account of any appropriation of land in accordance with subsection (1).