Current Compulsory Purchase Orders
NOTICE OF THE CONFIRMATION BY LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL OF COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDERS MADE UNDER SECTION 76 OF AND THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE HOUSING ACT, 1966 AS EXTENDED BY SECTION 10 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (NO. 2) ACT, 1960, (AS SUBSTITUTED BY SECTION 86 OF THE HOUSING ACT 1966) AND THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 TO 2015 AS AMENDED, AS RESPECTS ALL OR PART OF THE LANDS TO WHICH THE COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDERS RELATE TO BE PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 78(1) OF THE HOUSING ACT 1966, AS AMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000.
COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND
Compulsory Purchase Order No. 1 of 2021 – 1 Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Co. Laois.
Compulsory Purchase Order No. 2 of 2021 – 2 Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Co. Laois.
Compulsory Purchase Order No. 3 of 2021 – 129 St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
Laois County Council has, on the 14th day of March, 2022, made confirmation orders confirming the above-named compulsory purchase orders as respects the lands described in the Schedules thereto.
The said orders, as so confirmed, authorise Laois 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 and schedules referred to may be seen below or, by appointment, at the offices of Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co. Laois between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on working days between 24th May, 2022 and 24th June, 2022. To make an appointment to view the CPO documents and maps please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 purchase order, as so confirmed, either generally or in so far only as they affect any property of the applicant until the final determination of the proceedings;
(b) if satisfied upon the hearing of the application that the compulsory purchase order, as so confirmed, is not within the powers of the Housing Act, 1966 (as amended), or that the interests of the applicant 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 they affect any property of the applicant.
CPO No. 1 of 2021 – 1 Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Co. Laois
CPO No. 2 of 2021 – 2 Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Co. Laois
CPO No. 3 of 2021 – 129 St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Co. Laois