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Agriculture Act (Northern Ireland) 1949

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  1. Introductory Text


    1. S.1 spent

    2. Ss.2,3 rep. by 1972 c.15 (NI)

    3. Agricultural Advisory Committees

      1. 4.Advisory committees.

    4. Education and Research

      1. 5.Provision for education and instruction, scholarships and undertaking of research.

      2. 5A.Fees for instruction provided by the Department

    5. Agricultural Development

      1. 6.Grants for the improvement of land, etc.

      2. 7.Provision of goods and services.

      3. 8.Provision of machinery for agricultural drainage or reclamation work.

      4. 9.Improvement of livestock and poultry.

      5. S.10 rep. by 1958 c.13 (NI)

      6. 11.Propagation of new kinds of plants and crops.

      7. 12.Miscellaneous grants for agricultural purposes.

      8. 13.General provisions as to exercise of powers under this Part of this Act.


    1. 14.Duties of good husbandry, etc.

    2. Rules of Good Husbandry

      1. 15.Good husbandry.

      2. 16.Service of improvement notice in respect of badly farmed land.

      3. 17.Appeal against an improvement notice.

      4. 18.Duration of improvement notices.

    3. Directions to Secure Good Husbandry

      1. 19.Directions to secure good husbandry.

      2. 20.Non-compliance with directions.

    4. Emergency Directions to Secure Production

      1. 21.Emergency directions to secure production.

    5. Supplementary

      1. 22.Provisions in respect of conacre and agistment.

      2. 23.Service of notices on agents.

      3. S.24 rep. by 1951 c.3 (NI)

      4. 25.Interpretation of references in Part II to “occupier”.


    1. 26.Expenditure of Ministry to be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament.

    2. 27.Expenses of county committees of agriculture and agricultural advisory committees.

    3. S.28 rep. by 1959 c.2 (NI)

    4. 29.Payments to assessors on appeals.

    5. 30.Expenses under Part IV of this Act.


    1. 31.Meaning of “transferred officer”.

    2. 32.Provisions as to transferred officers having rights under the 1925 Scheme.

    3. Ss.33‐37 rep. by SLR 1980


    1. S.38 rep. by 1960 c.19 (NI)

    2. S.39 rep. by 2004 NI 7

    3. 40.Provisions as to entry and inspection.

    4. 41.Service of notices.

    5. 42.Regulations.

    6. 43.Interpretation.

    7. S.44 with Third Schedule, effects repeals

    8. 45.Short title.

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