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Land drainageE+W

85Power of entry: compliance with order for cleansing ditches etc.E+W

(1)In section 29 of the Land Drainage Act 1991 (c. 59) (effect of orders requiring cleansing of ditches etc.), after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)Where, in the case of an order made under section 28 by the Agricultural Land Tribunal in relation to land in Wales, the Welsh Ministers, at any time after the end of three months or such longer period as may be specified in the order, have reasonable grounds for believing that any work specified in the order has not been carried out⁠—

(a)the Welsh Ministers, or

(b)any person authorised by them, either generally or in a particular case,

may, in order to ascertain whether the work has been carried out, enter any land which it is necessary to enter for that purpose.

(2)The amendment made by subsection (1) has effect in relation to orders whenever made.