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Compensation (Defence) Act 1939

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18Application to Scotland and Northern Ireland

(1)For the purpose of the application of this Act to Scotland, the expression " chattels " means corporeal moveables; the expression " hire purchase agreement" means any contract to which the Hire Purchase and Small Debt (Scotland) Act, 1932, applies or would apply if the limitation as to value contained in section one of the said Act were omitted; the reference in the last preceding section to the Allotments Act, 1922 shall be construed as a reference to the Allotments (Scotland) Act, 1922; and the expression

owner, where used in relation to land, has the like meaning as in the Public Health (Scotland) Act, 1897.

(2)Sections seven and nine of this Act shall have effect, in their application to proceedings in Scotland before a tribunal constituted under this Act, as if for references to the Lord Chancellor and to the High Court there were respectively substituted references to the Lord President of the Court of Session and to the Court of Session.

(3)For the purpose of the application of this Act to Northern Ireland, the expression "rackrent," where used in relation to land, has the same meaning as in the Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878.

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