Temple Bar Area Renewal and Development Act, 1991

Compulsory acquisition of land in Temple Bar Area, etc.

12.—(1) Temple Bar Properties Limited may, in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 8 of the Third Schedule , acquire compulsorily any land, or any interest in or right over any land, in the Area for the purposes of ensuring the implementation in a coherent, comprehensive and integrated manner of any scheme of development for the Area or any part thereof which, in the opinion of Temple Bar Properties Limited, would prove impracticable without the land or interest concerned being included in that scheme and, in particular, for the purposes of—

(a) the implementation of safety and aesthetic considerations and requirements,

(b) the renewal, preservation, conservation, restoration, development or redevelopment of the streetscape, layout and building pattern of the Area, and

(c) the infill or other development or redevelopment of a derelict site (being a derelict site within the meaning of section 3 of the Derelict Sites Act, 1990 ) or of a vacant site (being land which is neither a derelict site nor upon which is there any permanent building or premises) in a manner that complements the conservation and architectural legacy of the Area.

(2) (a) The provisions of paragraphs 9 and 10 of the Third Schedule shall, where appropriate, have effect in the circumstances set out in subparagraph (1) of the said paragraph 9 for the purposes of vesting land in Temple Bar Properties Limited.

(b) The making of a vesting order by virtue of paragraph 9 of the Third Schedule shall not of itself prejudice any claim to compensation made after the making of the order in respect of any estate or interest in or right over the land, or any part thereof, to which the order relates and, accordingly, the provisions of paragraphs 7 and 8 of the Third Schedule shall apply to such a claim.