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Agriculture (Miscellaneous War Provisions) Act 1940

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32Application to Northern Ireland

(1)Part III of this Act and sections twenty-four, twenty-six and twenty-nine of this Act shall not extend to Northern Ireland and, in the application of the other provisions of this Act to Northern Ireland, the modifications hereafter specified in this section shall be made.

(2)In section twenty-three—

(a)references to the Minister shall be construed as references to the Secretary of State or any Ministry in Northern Ireland which is authorised to exercise as respects land in Northern Ireland any powers of the Secretary of State under regulations made under the Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, 1939;

(b)any reference to the War Agricultural Executive Committee for a county or county borough shall be omitted;

(c)in subsection (4) the words from " and any such contract " to the end of the subsection shall be omitted, and the reference to the occupation of land shall include a reference to the use of land in conacre;

(d)in subsection (7) the words " under the Law of Property Act, 1925, and otherwise " shall be omitted;

(e)the expression " rules of good husbandry ", in relation to land in Northern Ireland, shall have the meaning which it would have by virtue of the Agricultural Holdings Act, 1923 if the land were an agricultural holding in England.

(3)In section twenty-five, references to the Minister shall be construed as references to the Secretary of State.

(4)In paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section thirty, a reference to the Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878, shall be substituted for the reference to the Public Health Act, 1936.

(5)In paragraph 3 of the Third Schedule, a reference to the first day of June shall be substituted for the reference to the fourth day of June.

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