Derelict Sites Act, 1990

Vesting order.

17.—(1) Where, in relation to any derelict site in respect of which the provisions of section 15 have been complied with by a local authority—

(a) no objection is submitted to the local authority in accordance with section 16 , or

(b) any objection which is submitted as aforesaid is subsequently withdrawn, or

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

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

(2) Where a local authority, before making a vesting order, become aware that the derelict site 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 payable to the Revenue Commissioners on the death of any person, the local 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 local authority make a vesting order under this section, they shall within fourteen days after making the order—

(a) publish in one or more newspapers circulating within their functional area a notice stating that the order has been made, describing the derelict site to which it relates and naming a place where a copy of the order and the map attached thereto may be seen at all reasonable times, and

(b) serve on every person appearing to them to have an interest in the derelict site to which the order relates a notice stating that the order has been made and the effect of the order.