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Agriculture (Miscellaneous War Provisions) Act 1940

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22Interpretation, construction, citation and duration of Part III

(1)In this Part of this Act—

(a)the expression " agricultural land" has the meaning assigned to it by section twenty-nine of the Land Drainage Act, 1930, for the purposes of Part IV of that Act;

(b)the expression " dam " includes a lock, weir or other structure affecting the flow of water in any watercourse.

(2)This Part of this Act shall be construed as one with the Land Drainage Act, 1930, and may be cited together with that Act as the Land Drainage Acts, 1930 and 1940.

(3)The powers conferred on any person by this Part of this Act shall be in addition to and not in derogation of any powers conferred upon him by the Land Drainage Act, 1930.

(4)No scheme shall be approved under this Part of this Act after the end of the war period, and the powers in relation to dams and sluices, and. the powers of entry, conferred by this Part of this Act shall not be exercised after the end of that period.

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