Housing Act, 1966

Compulsory acquisition of land not immediately required.

77.—A housing authority may be authorised to acquire compulsorily for the purposes, and in accordance with section 76 , of this Act, land not immediately required for those purposes, provided that the Minister is of opinion that there is reasonable expectation that the land will be required by the authority in the future in order to attain any of the objectives to which they are required by subsection (3) of section 55 of this Act to have regard in preparing a building programme.