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Railway and Canal Traffic (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 1930

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2Effect of proceedings under the principal enactment.N.I.

(1)In the case of an unnecessary canal, a warrant of abandonment may be granted and an order of release may be made, and shall have full effect, under the principal enactment, notwithstanding any provision in any local or personal Act passed before the passing of this Act (whether before or after the commencement of the principal enactment).

(2)Neither the application of the proprietors for a warrant under the principal enactment authorising the abandonment of an unnecessary canal, nor the issue of such warrant by the Ministry of Commerce, nor anything done in connection with the application for, or issue of, such warrant and before the making of an order of release, shall be deemed, for the purposes of any local or personal Act relating to such canal or to the proprietors thereof, to be the doing of an act or thing giving rise to the forfeiture by the proprietors, or the reverter, of the canal or any part thereof, or of any land held by the proprietors (whether in connection with the canal undertaking or not), or affecting the title of the proprietors to the same, or giving rise to any similar liability or consequence as against the proprietors.

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