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Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968

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29Interpretation etc.-drainage charges

(1)In the charges provisions—

  • " chargeable land " means, in relation to a river authority area, the agricultural land and agricultural buildings in so much of the area as does not fall within an internal drainage district, excluding rough grazing land and woodlands other than commercial woodlands ;

  • " commercial woodlands " means woodlands managed on a commercial basis with a view to the realisation of profits;

  • " the principal Act" means the Land Drainage Act 1961; and

  • " rough grazing land " means land used as pasture ground on which the vegetation consists solely or mainly of one or more of the following, that is to say, bracken, gorse, heather, rushes and sedge, and land so used which is unsuitable for mowing by machine and on which the vegetation consists solely or mainly of grasses of poor feeding value.

(2)The charges provisions shall be construed as one with the principal Act.

(3)Without prejudice to subsection (2) of this section, references to the principal Act and Part I of that Act in section 51 of that Act (application to the Crown) and in section 52(4) of that Act (interpretation) shall be construed as including references to the charges provisions.

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