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Irish Land Act 1903

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In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

(1)The expression " estate" in Part One of this Act means any lands which the Estates Commissioners may declare fit to be regarded as a separate estate for the purposes of this Act, and the said expression in Part Two of this Act has the same meaning, with the substitution) of the Congested Districts Board for the Estates-Commissioners :

The expression " prescribed," in any case not otherwise provided for, means prescribed by rules made by the Land Commission in the manner directed by subsection six of section twenty-nine of the Act of 1891 :

The expression " demesne " includes any mansion house or .other buildings thereon:

The expression " vesting order " includes fiat:

The expressions " Registry of Deeds " and " Registry of Judgments" have the same meanings respectively as in the Local Registration of Title (Ireland) Act, 1891 :

The expression "the Land Purchase Acts" includes Part Three of the Act of 1896, the Purchase of Land (Ireland) Act, 1901, the Purchase of Land (Ireland) No. 2, Act, 1901, and Part One of this Act:

The expression "the Land Law Acts" means the Land Law Acts as defined by the Act of 1896 and Part One; of that Act:

The expression "the Act of 1881" means the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881 s The expression " the Act of 1885 " means the Purchase of Land (Ireland) Act, 1885 :

The expression "the Act of 1887 " means the Land Law (Ireland) Act/1887:

The expression " the Act of 1891 " means the Purchase of Land (Ireland) Act, 1891 ; and

The expression " the Act of 1896" means the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1896:

The expression " the Public Works Acts" means the Drainage and Navigation (Ireland) Acts, 1842 to 1857 ; the Drainage and Improvement (Ireland) Acts, 1863 to 1892 ; the Fisheries (Ireland) Act, 1846 ; the Landed Property and Improvement (Ireland) Act, 1847, and any Act or enactment extending, amending, applying, or incorporating the said Acts or any of them or any part thereof ; and the Drainage Maintenance Act, 1866.

(2)The expression " superior interest," in the Land Purchase Acts, shall include any reversion or estate expectant on the determination of an estate tail or a base fee, whether such reversion or estate is or is not vested in the Crown.

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