FORM OF NOTICE OF THE CONFIRMATION BY THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER MADE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE HOUSING ACT, 1966 , AS RESPECTS ALL OF THE LAND TO WHICH THE COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER RELATES TO BE PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 78 (1) OF THE SAID ACT, AS AMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000
COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND
Louth County Council
3 Paradise Place, Drogheda, Co Louth
Compulsory Purchase Order, 2018
An Bord Pleanála on the 8th December last have confirmed that no objection to the above order was received. Louth County Council has now, on the 20th day of February, 2018, made confirmation orders confirming the above-named compulsory purchase orders as respects the land described in the Schedule hereto. The said orders, as so confirmed, authorises the Louth County Council to acquire the said lands compulsorily for the purposes of the Housing Act, 1966. A copy of the orders as so confirmed and of the maps referred to in it may be seen at all reasonable hours at County Hall, Dundalk.
The orders, as so confirmed will become operative at the expiration of three weeks after the date of publication of this notice but if an application for judicial review of the decision of the Board under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts ( S.I. No. 15 of 1986 ) is duly made to the High Court within eight weeks of the date of publication of this notice in accordance with section 50 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 , the court—
(a) may by interim order suspend the operation of the compulsory orders as so confirmed either generally or in so far only as it affects any property of the applicants until the final determination of the proceedings;
(b) if satisfied upon the hearing of the applications that the compulsory purchase orders as so confirmed is not within the powers of the Housing Act, 1966 (as amended), or that the interests of the applicants have been substantially prejudiced by any requirement of the Act not having been complied with, may quash the order as so confirmed either generally or in so far only as it affects any property of the applicants.
Dated this the 20th day of February, 2018
Joe McGuinness, Director of Housing Services