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The Laganside Development(Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Acquisition of land by the Corporation

20.—(1) The Corporation may acquire by agreement or compulsorily—

(a)land in the designated area;

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

(2) Where the Corporation desires to acquire land compulsorily it may apply to the Department for an order (in this Article referred to as a “vesting order”) vesting the land in the Corporation and the Department may make a vesting order.

(3) Schedule 6 to the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972(1) 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 Corporation new rights over the land as well as to vest existing rights.

(5) The Planning Blight (Compensation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(2) shall apply to land which the Corporation has resolved to acquire under this Article as it applies to land specified in Article 3(1) of that Order.

(6) The Corporation may, with the approval of the Department, make an order extinguishing or modifying any public right of way over land acquired by it under this Article; and subsections (2) to (9) of section 67F of the Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 1967(3) shall apply to an order under this paragraph as they apply to an order under subsection (1) of that section, but with the substitution for references to the Holding Company of references to the Corporation.

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