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Agriculture (Scotland) Act 1948

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74Amendment of 3 and 4 Geo. 6. c. 14. s. 29

(1)Section twenty-nine of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous War Provisions) Act, 1940 (which provides that the Secretary of State may, on consideration of a report from the appropriate Agricultural Executive Committee, take steps to secure the cleansing of the channels of water courses or the carrying out of other measures for preventing damage by flooding in any case where the cost of the operations would not exceed an amount equal to five pounds for each acre of agricultural land benefited by the operations) shall have effect subject to the following amendments, that is to say—

(a)in subsection (1) the words " on consideration of a report from the Agricultural Executive Committee for any area in Scotland ", the words " in the area of that Committee " and the words "in the area of the Committee " shall cease to have effect;

(b)in paragraph (c) of subsection (1), for the words " five pounds " there shall be substituted the words

ten pounds; and

(c)in subsection (10) the words from " and the expression " to the end of the subsection shall be omitted.

(2)There shall be paid out of moneys provided by Parliament any increase attributable to the passing of this section in the expense authorised by subsection (9) of the said section twenty-nine to be defrayed out of moneys so provided.

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