Local Government (Sanitary Services) Act, 1964

Vesting order.

9.—(1) Where, in relation to any land in respect of which the provisions of section 7 of this Act have been complied with by a sanitary authority—

(a) no objection is submitted to the authority in accordance with section 8 of this Act,

(b) any objection which is submitted as aforesaid is subsequently withdrawn,

(c) the Minister gives his consent to the compulsory acquisition thereof by the authority, or

(d) at any time, not being less than three months after—

(i) the making of any order by any court for the payment of a sum due to the authority under section 2 of this Act, or

(ii) in the case of an appeal against the order aforesaid, the final determination of the appeal,

any sum (including any sum in respect of costs) remains due to the authority on foot of the order aforesaid,

the authority may by order (in this Act referred to as a vesting order) acquire the land.

(2) Where a sanitary authority, before making a vesting order, become aware that the land to be acquired by the order is subject (whether alone or in conjunction with other land) to any annuity or other payment to the Irish Land Commission or to the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland, or to any charge for estate duty or succession duty payable to the Revenue Commissioners on the death of any person, the authority shall forthwith inform the Irish Land Commission, the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland or the Revenue Commissioners, as the case may be, of the intention to make the order.

(3) Whenever a sanitary authority make a vesting order, they shall within fourteen days after making the order—

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

(b) give a copy of the order to every (if any) occupier of the land and to every (if any) owner of the land whose name and the address at which he ordinarily resides can be ascertained by the sanitary authority by reasonable inquiries.