Search Legislation

Lough Neagh and Lower Bann Drainage and Navigation Act (Northern Ireland) 1955

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)

Advanced Features

 Help about advanced features

Changes to legislation:

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Lough Neagh and Lower Bann Drainage and Navigation Act (Northern Ireland) 1955, Section 16. Help about Changes to Legislation


Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.

16Financial provisions.N.I.

(1 )F1All expenditure which the Ministry, after consultation with the Ministry of Agriculture, may certify as having been incurred by the Ministry in or in connection with the preparation or carrying into effect of a scheme (in this section called “scheme expenditure”) shall, in the first instance and subject to the provisions of sub-section (3), be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament, or, if the Ministry thinks fit, out of the Consolidated Fund, so, however, that the amount to be defrayed out of the Consolidated Fund shall not exceed one hundred and fifty thousand pounds.

(2)Expenditure incurred by the Ministry under this Act other than scheme expenditure shall be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament.

(3)All scheme expenditure shall be recouped to the Ministry by the Ministry of Agriculture at such times and in such manner as the Ministry may direct as if it had been expenditure incurred by the Ministry as the agent of and on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture in carrying the provisions of [F2 the Drainage (Northern Ireland) Order 1973 [1973 NI 1] ], into effect and scheme expenditure so recouped by the Ministry of Agriculture shall be deemed to be expenditure incurred by that Ministry in carrying the provisions of that Act into effect and, as such, to be expenditure towards which contributions shall be paid by the council of each county or county borough under section twenty-three of that Act; and the said section twenty-three shall have effect accordingly.

(4 )F1The Ministry may borrow money for the purposes of providing issues out of the Consolidated Fund under sub-section (1) and moneys so borrowed shall be repaid within any period or periods not exceeding twenty-five years from the date of borrowing and provision for such repayment may be made out of moneys provided by Parliament.

Annotations: Help about Annotation

Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.

F1See reference 1 above

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources