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The Laganside Development (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Acquisition of land by the CorporationN.I.

20.—(1) The[F1Department] may acquire by agreement or compulsorily—

(a)land in the designated area;

(b)land adjacent to the designated area which the [F2Department] requires for purposes connected with the discharge of the Corporation's functions in the designated area.

[F3(2) Where the Department desires to acquire land compulsorily it may make an order (in this Article referred to as a “vesting order”) vesting the land in the Department.]

(3) Schedule 6 to the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972F4 shall, subject to the modifications specified in Schedule 3, 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 made under that Act.

(4) The power to make a vesting order in respect of any land by virtue of this Article includes power to create and vest in the [F5Department] new rights over the land as well as to vest existing rights.

(5) The Planning Blight (Compensation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1981F6 shall apply to land which the [F7Department] has resolved to acquire under this Article as it applies to land specified in Article 3(1) of that Order.

[F8(6) The Department may make an order extinguishing or modifying any public right of way over land acquired by it under this Article; and Articles 103 and 104 of the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991(“the 1991 Order”) shall apply to an order under this paragraph as they apply to an order made by the Department under Article 102 of the 1991 Order.]

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