Bill entitled an Act to regulate relevant public land in order to increase the amount of land available for the provision of housing so as to address deficiencies in the housing market; for that purpose to provide for the formation of a DAC to be known as the Land Development Agency and confer functions on the Agency to develop and regenerate relevant public land for the delivery of housing and to develop and manage housing on that and other land, including with other persons or bodies; to enable the Agency to provide services to local authorities in order to assist them in the performance of their functions relating to housing; to enable the Agency to form subsidiaries for the purposes of carrying out its functions; to provide for the establishment and maintenance by the Agency of a Register of Relevant Public Land to identify land that can be made available for housing; to provide for acquisition by the Agency of relevant public land, including by means of granting it first refusal on a proposed sale; to provide for the compulsory purchase of land by the Agency; to provide for a requirement that a proportion of dwellings provided on relevant public land and former relevant public land be made available at a price below market price; to amend the Planning and Development Act 2000 to enable the Agency to perform functions of a development agency under Part IX of that Act; to amend the National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) Act 2014 and the Housing Finance Agency Act 1981; to provide for the revocation of the Land Development Agency (Establishment) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 352 of 2018), the Land Development Agency (Amendment) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 603 of 2018) and the Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Designation of Bodies) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 604 of 2018) and the transfer of functions, assets, liabilities and staff of the body established thereunder to the Land Development Agency; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021

Sponsored by: Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Second Stage

17 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    3 Feb 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    3 Feb 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    17 Feb 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    17 Feb 2021

    Current Stage

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    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

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    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

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    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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3 Feb 2021

As Initiated

Land Development Agency Bill 2021

Debates

18 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Land Development Agency Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

17 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Land Development Agency Bill 2021: Second Stage

17 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Land Development Agency Bill 2021: Order for Second Stage