Planning and Development Act, 2000

Acquisition of site for strategic development zone.

167.—(1) A planning authority may use any powers to acquire land that are available to it under any enactment, including any powers in relation to the compulsory acquisition of land, for the purposes of providing, securing or facilitating the provision of, a site referred to in section 166 (1).

(2) Where a person, other than the relevant development agency, has an interest in land, or any part of land, on which a site or sites referred to in an order under section 166 (1) is or are situated, the relevant development agency may enter into an agreement with that person for the purpose of facilitating the development of the land.

(3) An agreement made under subsection (2) with any person having an interest in land may be enforced by the relevant development agency against persons deriving title under that person in respect of that land.