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Game Laws Amendment (Scotland) Act 1877

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3Interpretation

In this Act, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction,

(1)The word "lessor" shall mean the grantor of any lease of land for any term not less than two years, and also the person or persons for the time in the right and subject to the obligations of the grantor with respect to such lease;

(2)The word "lessee" shall mean the grantee of any lease of land for any term not less than two years, and also the person or persons for the time in the right and subject to the obligations of the grantee with respect to such lease ;

(3)The word " sheriff " shall include sheriff substitute;

(4)The word " game " shall include all the animals enumerated in the Game Acts or any of them ;

(5)The word "crop" shall include grass, whether intended for hay or pasture, except where grown upon muirlands;

(6)The term "Small Debt Acts" shall mean the Act of the seventh year of "William the Fourth and the first year of Victoria, chapter forty-one, and any Acts amending the same;

(7)The term " Sheriffs Small Debt Court " shall mean the court established under the Small Debt Acts.

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