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Agriculture (Miscellaneous War Provisions) Act 1940

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9Extension of oats subsidy to rye

(1)For the purposes of any provision of the Act of 1939 (as amended by this Act) which relates to land being under oats at a particular time, land on which a crop of rye was growing at any time during a year to which this section applies shall be treated as land which was under oats at that time:

Provided that, for the purpose of computing the acreage qualifying in the case of any year for oats subsidy payments, the acreage of any land under rye shall be disregarded.

(2)The provisions of sections three, four and six of the said Act (which relate respectively to mixed crops, negligent cultivation, and changes in the occupation of farms) shall have effect, in the case of any year to which this section applies, subject to the amendments specified in the Third Schedule to this Act, being amendments consequential on the provisions of subsection (1) of this section.

(3)In the application to Scotland of the last foregoing subsection and the Third Schedule to this Act, any reference to section six of the Act of 1939 shall be construed as a reference to the section substituted therefor by paragraph (b) of section thirty-nine of the Act of 1939.

(4)The years to which this section applies are every year falling wholly or partly within the war period, and the year next following the last such year.

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