FORM OF NOTICE OF THE CONFIRMATION BY LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL OF A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER 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 ORDER RELATES 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. 4 of 2019
18 Oak Manor, Ballacollig, Mountmellick, Co. Laois.
Laois County Council has, on the 8th day of July, 2019, made a confirmation order confirming the above-named compulsory purchase order as respects the land described in the Schedule thereto.
The said order, as so confirmed, authorises Laois County Council to acquire the said land compulsorily for the purposes of the Housing Act, 1966. A copy of the order as so confirmed and of the map and schedule referred to may be seen between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. at Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, County Laois on working days between 23rd July, 2019 and 21st August, 2019 and at www.laois.ie.
The order, 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.
Dated this the 17th day of July, 2019.