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Civil Defence Act 1939

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5Where any land compulsorily acquired is land belonging to an ecclesiastical benefice, any sums agreed upon or awarded for the purchase of the land or to be paid by way of compensation for damage to be sustained by the owner by reason of severance or injury affecting the land, shah not be paid as directed by the Lands Clauses Acts, but shall be paid to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, to be applied by them as money paid to them upon a sale under the provisions of the Ecclesiastical Leasing Acts of land belonging to a benefice :

Provided that this paragraph shah not apply to any sum authorised to be deposited in the name of the Accountant-General of the Supreme Court by virtue of section seventy-six of the Lands Clauses (Consolidation) Act, 1845.

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