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The Hill Farming Improvements (Piers, etc.) Order 1949

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1949 No. 2169


The Hill Farming Improvements (Piers, Etc.) Order, 1949


17th November 1949

Laid before Parliament

23rd November 1949

Coming into Operation

1st December 1949

In pursuance of subsection (4) of section 1 of the Hill Farming Act, 1946 the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Secretary of State for Scotland hereby make the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Hill Farming Improvements (Piers, etc.) Order, 1949, and shall come into operation on the 1st day of December, 1949.

2.  In paragraph 4 of the First Schedule to the said Act, after the word “bridges” there shall be inserted the words “and of piers, jetties or slips”, and the kinds of operations specified in the said Schedule shall include the making or improvement of piers, jetties or slips accordingly.

In witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries is hereunto affixed this 17th day of November, 1949.


T. Williams


Given under the Seal of the Secretary of State for Scotland this 17th day of November, 1949.


Arthur Woodburn

Secretary of State

We approve

Wm. Hannan

Joseph Henderson

Two of the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury


The Hill Farming Act, 1946, provides for the making of grants for the improvement of hill farming land. The improvements for which grants may be made are set out in the First Schedule to the Act. This Order adds to the improvements the making or improvement of piers, jetties or slips.

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