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Agricultural Land (Utilisation) Act 1931

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21Compensation for loss of employment by labourers

(1)Where a labourer who has been regularly employed on any land acquired by the Minister under this Act proves to the satisfaction of the Minister that the effect of the acquisition was to deprive him of his employment, and that there was no employment of an equally beneficial character available to him in the same locality, the Minister may pay to him such compensation as the Minister thinks just for his loss of employment or for his expenses in moving to another locality, and any sum so paid shall be deemed to be part of the expenses of the acquisition of the land.

(2)No compensation shall be payable under section forty-three of the Small Holdings and Allotments Act, 1908, or under the foregoing provisions of this section, to any person for whom a small holding is provided under Part II of this Act.

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