Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963

Compensation in relation to section 85.

65.—(1) If, on a claim made to the planning authority, it is shown that, as a result of the action of such authority pursuant to section 85 of this Act in placing, renewing or removing any cable, wire or pipeline, attaching any bracket or fixture or affixing any notice, any person has suffered damage by the depreciation of any interest in the land or structure concerned to which he is entitled, or by being disturbed in his enjoyment of such land or structure, such person shall, subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act, be entitled to be paid by the planning authority by way of compensation the amount of the damage.

(2) A claim under this section shall be made within (but not after)—

(a) six months after the action of the planning authority, or

(b) such longer period as the Circuit Court may allow if it appears to the Court that there are reasonable grounds for requiring a longer period and that it would be just and reasonable to extend the period.