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(1)This Act may be cited as the Weeds Act, 1959.
(2)In this Act—
“occupier” means in the case of any public road [F1the authority by whom the road is being maintained][F1the roads authority (“public road” and “” having the same meanings as in the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984)] and in the case of unoccupied land the person entitled to the occupation thereof; and
“owner” includes a person entitled for a term of years certain or other limited estate [F2:]
[F2Provided that this Act does not apply as regards a road for which the roads authority is the Secretary of State].
(3)This Act shall not extend to Northern Ireland.
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