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Civil Defence Act 1939

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32Execution of works by owner of dwelling-house

(1)The owner of any dwelling-house may execute any works for the purpose of providing air-raid shelter in the dwelling-house or in or on any land belonging to or occupied with the dwelling-house, notwithstanding any limitation on his interest in the dwelling-house or the said land or any agreement or restrictive covenant to the contrary.

(2)In this section the expression " owner," in relation to any dwelling-house, means the person in whom the fee simple is vested, and includes also a lessee of the dwelling-house under a lease the unexpired term of which exceeds three years.

(3)This section shall be deemed to have come into operation on the commencement of the Act of 1937.

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