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(1)For the purposes of this Act, and of the provisions of the Lands Clauses Acts incorporated with this Act, land includes any building or part of a building, any pier, jetty, or other structure on the shore or bed of the sea or any river, and any easement or right over or in relation to land.
(2)Where consideration has been given or an advance made by the State for the erection, construction, or making of any building, work, or improvement on over or under any land for purposes connected with the present war, or where any money which would otherwise have been payable to the State has with the consent of a Government department been applied towards the erection, construction, or making of any such building, work, or improvement, the building, work, or improvement shall for the purposes of this Act be deemed to have been erected, constructed, or made wholly or partly, as the case may be, at the expense of the State.
(3)For the purposes of this Act, except where the context otherwise requires, the expression “building” includes machinery and plant fixed or attached to the building . . . F1
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(5)For the purposes of this Act a competent naval or military authority, acting under the Acts relating to the Defence of the Realm shall be deemed to be a Government department.
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