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Requisitioned Land and War Works Act 1948

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2Acquisition of agricultural land where use in existing units is affected by government war work

The following subsection shall be added to section six of the Act of 1945 (which provides for the acquisition of land depreciated by government war work in order to secure its rehabilitation):—

'' (3) Whether there are government war works on the land or not, in the case of land which is being used for agriculture (as defined in the Agriculture Act, 1947) or for forestry, or which, if not being so used, was being so used at any time after the twenty-third day of August, nineteen hundred and thirty-nine and in the opinion of the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries ought to be brought back into such use, the power of acquisition shall be exercisable where the said Minister is satisfied that—

(a)the effect on the land of government war work or government war use is such that without a permanent adjustment of boundaries between the land and other land the most efficient use of the land either for agriculture (as defined as aforesaid) or for forestry will be prevented, and

(b)the adjustment is only likely to be made if the land is acquired by virtue of this Part of this Act."

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