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Improvement of Land Act 1864

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41If at any Time or Times it shall be deemed expedient by the Admiralty or the Board of Trade, as the Case may require, to order a local Survey and Examination of any Embankment or Work proposed to be constructed under the Powers of this Act in, over, or affecting any tidal or navigable Water or River, or of the intended Site thereof, the Landowner shall defray the Costs of every such local Survey and Examination, and the Amount thereof shall be a Debt due to Her Majesty from the Landowner, and if not paid upon Demand may be recovered as a Debt due to the Crown, with the Costs of Suit, or may be recovered, with Costs, as a Penalty is or may be recoverable from the Landowner.

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