Tuberculosis (Establishment of Sanatoria) Act, 1945

Preliminary order.

9.—(1) Where the Minister intends to acquire any land compulsorily for the purposes of the establishment under this Act of a sanatorium, he shall, subject to the provisions of this section, make an order declaring such intention and shall, as soon as conveniently may be, after making the order—

(a) post a copy of the order on or near the land, and

(b) give a copy of the order to every person who appears to the Minister to have any estate or interest in the land and whose name can be ascertained by reasonable inquiries, and

(c) publish a copy of the order in a newspaper circulating in an area in which the land is situated.

(2) Where the Minister proposes to make a preliminary order in relation to land which is held or occupied by a body corporate for the purposes of a railway, tramway, dock, harbour or canal, the Minister shall, before making the order, consult the Minister for Industry and Commerce.

(3) A preliminary order shall contain a map or plan showing the land to which the order relates.

(4) The map or plan contained in a preliminary order may be omitted from the copies of the order posted and published in pursuance of paragraphs (a) and (c) of subsection (1) of this section, but a copy of such map or plan shall be deposited in the Custom House, Dublin, and shall be there kept open for inspection at reasonable times and the said copies of the order shall be accompanied by a statement that such map or plan is deposited and kept open for inspection as aforesaid.