Agricultural Produce (Cereals) Act, 1934

Compulsory acquisition of grain stores and grain kilns.

89.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, acquire compulsorily for the purposes of this Part of this Act any land together with every right of way, water right or other easement used and enjoyed in connection therewith.

(2) For the purpose of the acquisition of land under this section the Lands Clauses Acts shall be incorporated with this Act subject to the following modifications, that is to say:—

(a) the provisions relating to the sale of superfluous land and access to the special Act and section 133 (which relates to land tax and poor's rate) of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845, shall not be incorporated with this Act, and

(b) in the construction of this Act and the incorporated Acts, this Act shall be deemed to be the special Act and the Minister for Agriculture shall be deemed to be the promoter of the undertaking, and

(c) the bond required by section 85 of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845, shall be under the seal of the Minister and shall be sufficient without the addition of the sureties mentioned in that section.

(3) Land which is subject to a land purchase annuity or the subject of a land purchase agreement or vested or in course of being vested in the Irish Land Commission shall not be acquired under this section without the consent of the Irish Land Commission.

(4) The Minister shall not acquire under this section any land held or occupied by a local authority or any body corporate for the purposes of any railway, tramway, dock, canal, water, gas, electricity, or other public undertaking.