Land Development Agency Act 2021

Interpretation

4. In this Act—

“Act of 1972” means the uropean Communities Act 1972 ;

“Act of 2000” means the Planning and Development Act 2000 ;

“Act of 2009” means the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 ;

“Agency” has the meaning assigned to it by section 12 ;

“Board” has the meaning assigned to it by section 16 ;

“census town” means the area of a town (including all the environs of the town for the purpose of the census of population concerned) the population of which, when rounded to the nearest 500 as shown in the latest census report of the Central Statistics Office, is equal to or greater than 10,000 persons;

“chief executive” has the meaning assigned to it by section 17 ;

“Companies Act” means the Companies Act 2014 ;

“DAC limited by shares” has the same meaning as it has in Part 16 of the Companies Act;

“development plan” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2000;

“dispose of”, in relation to land, includes the sale, lease, transfer or assignment of the land or an interest in it;

“dissolution day” shall be construed in accordance with section 35 (1);

“dissolved body” has the meaning assigned to it by section 35 (1);

“house” has the same meaning as it has in section 2 of the Act of 2000;

“housing strategy” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2000;

“local area plan” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2000;

“local authority” has the same meaning as it has in the Local Government Act 2001 ;

“masterplan” has the meaning assigned to it by section 14 (4);

“Minister” means the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage;

“Order of 2018” means the Land Development Agency (Establishment) Order 2018 ( S.I. No. 352 of 2018 );

“other land” means:

(a) land within a census town which is not relevant public land;

(b) land contiguous to land within a census town;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;

“regional spatial and economic strategy” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2000;

“Register” has the meaning assigned to it by section 50 (1);

“Register of Relevant Public Land” means the register established under section 50 ;

“relevant public body” has the meaning assigned to it by section 5 ;

“relevant public land” shall be construed in accordance with section 5 ;

Schedule 1 public body” has the meaning assigned to it by section 5 ;

Schedule 2 public body” has the meaning assigned to it by section 5 ;

“subsidiary DAC” means a subsidiary formed and registered by the Agency in accordance with Part 4 .