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Enterprise Ulster (Northern Ireland) Order 1973

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6.—(1) The power of the Corporation to acquire or dispose of land shall not be exercisable otherwise than with the consent of the Ministry and the Ministry of Finance.

(2) The Corporation may acquire compulsorily in accordance with the following provisions of this Article any land which it may require for the purposes of its functions under the Order.

(3) Where the Corporation in exercise of the power conferred by paragraph (2) desires to acquire any land otherwise than by agreement, it may apply to the Ministry for an order (in this Article referred to as a “vesting order”) vesting the land in the Corporation and the Ministry shall have power to make a vesting order.

(4) Schedule 6 to the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 [1972 c.9] shall apply for the purposes of the acquisition of land by means of a vesting order made under this Article in the same manner as it applies to the acquisition of land by means of a vesting order under that Act subject to the following modifications—

(a)for any reference to the district council there shall be substituted a reference to the Corporation;

(b)for any reference to the Ministry concerned there shall be substituted a reference to the Ministry;

(c)for any reference to that Act there shall be substituted a reference to this Order.

(5) The power to make a vesting order in respect of land—

(a)which is the property of any public body which has power under any transferred provision to acquire land compulsorily; or

(b)which is declared by or under any transferred provision to be inalienable;

shall not, where representations objecting to the proposal for making the order have been duly made by the owner of the land and have not been withdrawn, be exercised in relation to that land unless the proposal for making the order has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

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