Electricity (Supply) Act, 1927

Acquisition of land for erection of barracks.

83.—(1) The Minister may compulsorily acquire any land permanently for the purpose of erecting thereon or of using the same as barracks for the accommodation of members of the Defence Forces of Saorstát Eireann or of the Gárda Síochána engaged in the defence or protection of the Shannon works.

(2) The acquisition of any land by the Minister for the purposes aforesaid shall, for the purposes of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Shannon Electricity Act, 1925 (No. 26 of 1925) be deemed to be authorised by that Act, and accordingly land may be acquired for the said purposes by the Minister under the said section 4 , and any land so acquired shall be deemed to be acquired under the said Act and the said Act shall apply accordingly.