Planning and Development Act, 2000

Confirmation of compulsory purchase order where there are no objections.

216.—(1) Where a compulsory purchase order is made in respect of the acquisition of land by a local authority in accordance with any of the enactments referred to in section 214 (1) and—

(a) no objections are received by the Board or the local authority, as the case may be, within the period provided for making objections,

(b) any objection received is subsequently withdrawn at any time before the Board makes its decision, or

(c) the Board is of opinion that any objection received relates exclusively to matters which can be dealt with by a property arbitrator,

the Board shall, where appropriate, inform the local authority and the local authority shall, as soon as may be, confirm the order with or without modification, or it may refuse to confirm the order.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not prejudice any requirement to obtain approval for a scheme in accordance with section 49 of the Roads Act, 1993 , or proposed road development in accordance with section 51 of the Roads Act, 1993 , or for proposed development under section 175 of this Act.

(3) This section shall not apply with respect to a compulsory purchase under the Derelict Sites Act, 1990 .