Sport Ireland Act 2015


Acquisition of land by Sport Ireland

26. (1) Sport Ireland may acquire compulsorily, in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 6 of Schedule 2, any land adjoining the site or any interest in or right over such land for the purpose of providing a means of access to and egress from the site and to the public road.

(2) (a) Paragraphs 7 and 8 of Schedule 2 shall, where appropriate, have effect in the circumstances specified in subparagraph (1) of paragraph 7 for the purposes of vesting land in Sport Ireland.

(b) The making of a vesting order by virtue of paragraph 7 of Schedule 2 shall not of itself prejudice any claim to compensation made after the making of the order in respect of any estate or interest in or right over the land, or any part of it, to which the order relates and, accordingly, paragraph 6 of Schedule 2 shall apply to such a claim.

(3) In subsection (1), “public road” has the meaning assigned to it in section 2 of the Roads Act 1993.