Search Legislation

Land Acquisition and Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order 1973

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Advanced Features

 Help about advanced features

Changes to legislation:

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Land Acquisition and Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order 1973, Section 39. Help about Changes to Legislation


Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.

Payments for certain Housing Executive tenantsN.I.

F1[39.—(1) Where the tenant of a dwelling provided by the Housing Executive moves to[F2 another dwelling, whether or not that dwelling also belongs to the Housing Executive], the Housing Executive—

(a)may pay—

(i)the reasonable expenses of the tenant in removing, or

(ii)where the Executive considers it appropriate, such sum as the Executive may, with the approval of the Department of the Environment, determine;

(b)where the tenant is purchasing the dwelling to which he is removing, may[F2 subject to such conditions as the Department of the Environment may specify] pay any other reasonable expenses incurred by the tenant in connection with the purchase, other than the purchase price.

(2) Where the tenant of a dwelling provided by the Executive is seriously affected by the carrying out of works to the dwelling by the Executive, the Executive may make a payment to the tenant in accordance with paragraph (3).

(3) Payments made under paragraph (2) shall be of such amount and subject to such conditions as the Deprtment of the Environment may specify.

(4) For the purposes of paragraph (2), a tenant shall not be regarded as seriously affected by the carrying out of works to a dwelling unless—

(a)the works are of such extent and duration that the Executive considers that it would be reasonable to offer the tenant suitable temporary residential accommodation, but such accommodation is not available on reasonable terms; and

(b)the tenant continues to occupy the dwelling as his residence during the carrying out of the works.]

Annotations: Help about Annotation

Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Art. 39: transfer of functions (8.5.2016) from Department of the Environment to Department for Communities by The Departments (Transfer of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 (S.R. 2016/76), art. 1(2), Sch. 5 Pt. 1 (with art. 9(2))

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources