Further provisions of the Land Development Agency Act 2021 have been commenced with effect from 31 March 2022, as follows:

  • Section 11 (Revocation);
  • Section 14 (Functions of Agency);
  • Section 15 (Services to local authorities);
  • Section 17 (Chief executive of Agency);
  • Section 21 (Staff of Agency);
  • Part 3 (Funding of Agency) (except insofar as it is already in operation);
  • Part 4 (Agency to establish subsidiary DACs);
  • Part 7 (Register and acquisition of relevant public land by Agency) (other than subsection (7) of section 55);
  • Part 8 (Compulsory purchase); and
  • Part 10 (Miscellaneous).

The only provisions of the Act remaining to be commenced at this point are:

  • Section 55(7), which requires any calculation of the market value of relevant public land to take into account the obligations in Part 9 that apply to the development of dwellings on relevant public land; and
  • Part 9 (Requirement in relation to development of dwellings on relevant public land and former relevant public land).

For further information on this topic, please contact Aoife Smyth, Knowledge Lawyer or any member of A&L Goodbody’s Real Estate team.