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The Industrial Development (Northern Ireland) Order 1982

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Provision of premises and sitesN.I.

10 .F1—(1) In order to provide or facilitate the provision in Northern Ireland of premises for occupation by industrial undertakings carried on or to be carried on, or for otherwise meeting the requirements of such undertakings, or for meeting the requirements (including the training) of persons employed or likely to be employed therein,[F2 INI] may—

(a)by agreement acquire or take on lease any land or, subject to paragraph (3), acquire land compulsorily;

(b)do anything (whether by itself or in pursuance of an agreement entered into with another person) which is required in order to develop land so acquired or taken on lease; and

(c)dispose of any land so acquired or taken on lease.

(2) [F2INI] may, for the purposes mentioned in paragraph (1),—

(a)enter into an agreement with any person to develop any land, whether or not[F2 INI] has any estate in that land, and

(b)do anything which is required in order to develop that land in accordance with such agreement.

[F2(3) Schedule 2 applies in relation to the acquisition of land otherwise than by agreement under paragraph (1).]

Para. (4) rep. by 2002 c. 1 (NI)

(5) Without prejudice to the generality of the power thereby conferred, the power conferred by paragraphs (1) (b) and (2) (b) shall include power—

(a)to erect or extend buildings;

(b)to carry out works;

(c)to provide, or facilitate the provision of, means of access, services and other facilities;

(d)to modernise, alter, rebuild, repair or keep in repair any premises;

(e)to provide in any such premises such plant or other equipment, fittings or fixtures of a permanent or semi-permanent nature as[F2 INI] considers necessary for the proper occupation of the premises.

(6) Without prejudice to paragraph (1) (c) or to any other power of disposal,[F2 INI] mayF2. . . subject to such terms and conditions as[F2 INI] may think fit, dispose of any land acquired or taken on lease under this Article for the purpose of the provision of any basic service.

Para. (7) rep. by 2002 c. 1 (NI)

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F1functions transf. by 2002 c. 1 (NI)

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