Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1931

Acquisition of land for purposes of Part III of the Act of 1890.

37.—(1) A local authority may for the purposes of Part III of the Act of 1890 as amended by any subsequent enactment including this Act be authorised to purchase land compulsorily by means of a compulsory purchase order made by the local authority and submitted to and confirmed by the Minister in accordance with the provisions contained in the Second Schedule to this Act.

(2) The provisions of this Act with respect to the validity and date of operation of compulsory purchase orders shall apply to compulsory purchase orders made under this section.

(3) Section 57 of the Act of 1890 is hereby repealed in so far as it relates to the acquisition of land otherwise than by agreement.