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Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act 2006

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Number 27 of 2006


PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (STRATEGIC INFRASTRUCTURE) ACT 2006


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title, collective citation and commencement.

2. Definitions.

PART 2

Strategic Infrastructure Developments - Jurisdiction of An Bord Pleanála under Principal Act to deal with them

3. Permissions for strategic infrastructure development.

4. Provision of electricity transmission and gas infrastructure.

5. Addition of Seventh Schedule to Principal Act.

PART 3

Amendments of Principal Act (including amendments consequential on Part 2)

6. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act.

7. Amendment of section 7 of Principal Act.

8. Amendment of section 34 of Principal Act.

9. Amendment of section 35 of Principal Act.

10. Amendment of section 37 of Principal Act.

11. Amendment of section 38 of Principal Act.

12. Amendment of section 41 of Principal Act.

13. Judicial review of, and determination of questions of law arising in, certain matters.

14. Amendment of section 104 of Principal Act.

15. Amendment of section 106 of Principal Act.

16. Amendment of section 108 of Principal Act.

17. Amendment of section 110 of Principal Act.

18. Amendment of section 112 of Principal Act.

19. Strategic Infrastructure Division.

20. Amendment of section 125 of Principal Act.

21. Amendment of section 128 of Principal Act.

22. Oral hearings.

23. Amendment of section 135 of Principal Act.

24. Amendment of section 138 of Principal Act.

25. Amendment of section 140 of Principal Act.

26. Amendment of section 143 of Principal Act.

27. Amendment of section 144 of Principal Act.

28. Amendment of section 145 of Principal Act.

29. Amendment of section 146 of Principal Act.

30. Amendment of permissions, approvals, etc.

31. Amendment of section 156 of Principal Act.

32. Amendment of section 173 of Principal Act.

33. Amendment of section 174 of Principal Act.

34. Amendment of section 175 of Principal Act.

35. Amendment of section 181 of Principal Act.

36. Environmental impact assessment of certain State developments.

37. Transfer of certain Ministerial functions to Board.

38. Transferred functions: supplemental provisions.

39. Amendment of section 218 of Principal Act.

40. Amendment of section 219 of Principal Act.

41. Amendment of section 221 of Principal Act.

42. Amendment of section 223 of Principal Act.

43. Amendment of section 226 of Principal Act.

44. Amendment of section 227 of Principal Act.

45. Amendment of section 228 of Principal Act.

46. Amendment of section 265 of Principal Act.

47. Amendment of Part XIX of Principal Act.

PART 4

Miscellaneous

48. Amendment of Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act 1919.

49. Amendment of Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act 2001.

50. Further amendment of Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act 2001.

51. Amendment of Roads Act 1993.


Acts Referred to

Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act 1919

9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 57

Air Navigation and Transport (Amendment) Act 1998

1998, No. 24

Civil Service Regulation Act 1956

1956, No. 46

Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003

Electricity Regulation Act 1999

1999, No. 23

Foreshore Act 1933

1993, No. 12

Foreshore Acts 1933 to 2005

Gas Act 1976

1976, No. 30

Gas (Amendment) Act 2000

2000, No. 26

Housing Act 1966

1966, No. 21

Interpretation Act 2005

2005, No. 23

Local Government (No. 2) Act 1960

1960, No. 40

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Planning and Development Act 2000

2000, No. 30

Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2004

Railway Safety Act 2005

2005, No. 31

Roads Act 1993

1993, No. 14

Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act 2001

2001, No. 55

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Number 27 of 2006


PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (STRATEGIC INFRASTRUCTURE) ACT 2006


AN ACT TO PROVIDE, IN THE INTERESTS OF THE COMMON GOOD, FOR THE MAKING DIRECTLY TO AN BORD PLEANÁLA OF APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSION IN RESPECT OF CERTAIN PROPOSED DEVELOPMENTS OF STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE TO THE STATE; TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE EXPEDITIOUS DETERMINATION OF SUCH APPLICATIONS, APPLICATIONS FOR CERTAIN OTHER TYPES OF CONSENT OR APPROVAL AND APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSIONS GENERALLY; FOR THOSE PURPOSES AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF EFFECTING CERTAIN OTHER CHANGES TO THE LAW OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 TO 2004; TO AMEND THE TRANSPORT (RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE) ACT 2001 AND THE ACQUISITION OF LAND (ASSESSMENT OF COMPENSATION) ACT 1919 AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[16th July, 2006]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: