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Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1947

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3Further extension and amendment of enactments relating to ploughing grants

(1)For the purposes of section eleven of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous War Provisions) Act, 1940 (which enables ploughing grants to be made in respect of land ploughed up in any year falling wholly or partly within the war period) the expression " war period" shall include the periocl during which this subsection is in force. This subsection shall continue in force until the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred and forty-nine, and shall then expire.

(2)Part IV of the Agricultural Development Act, 1939 (which provides for the making of ploughing grants) shall, as amended or extended by any subsequent enactment including the preceding subsection, have effect, and be deemed to have had effect as from the twenty-first day of August, nineteen hundred and forty-seven, in relation to the ploughing up of land on or after that date, subject to the following amendments :—

(i)for paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section twenty-seven of the said Act there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(b)that at the time when the ploughing up was begun the land had been unjder grass for a continuous period including at least two complete seasons and ending at the time when the ploughing up was begun;

(ii)at the end of the said subsection (2) there shall be inserted the words— In this subsection the expression " season " means the period beginning with the first day of October in any year and ending with the thirtieth day of June in the next following year, and for the purposes of this subsection land which is sown with grass shall be deemed to be under grass from the time when the sowing took place

(iii)paragraph (c) of the said subsection (2) and subsection (3) of the said section twenty-seven shall cease to have effect ; and

(iv)in subsection (1) of section twenty-eight of the said Act (which provides that ploughing grants shall be made at a rate of £l for each half acre) and in subsection (3) of that section (which provides that odd fractions of a half acre are to be disregarded) for the word " half " wherever it occurs there shall be substituted the word

quarter.

(3)Any grant made in respect of the ploughing up of land after the said twenty-first day of August may be made subject to such conditions as to the crop to be sown on the ploughed up land as the appropriate Minister (within the meaning of the said Act) may think fit to impose, and; if any such condition is broken in respect of any land, the amount of the grant paid in respect of the ploughing up of that land shall be recoverable as a debt.

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