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The Property (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Repeal of statutory provisions relating to agricultural tenancies

38.—(1) The statutory provisions relating to agricultural tenancies cease to have effect, except in relation to existing tenancies (that is to say, tenancies to which they applied immediately before the appointed day which continue to subsist on that day).

(2) In this Article “the statutory provisions relating to agricultural tenancies” means—

  • the [1870 c. 46.] Landlord and Tenant (Ireland) Act 1870;

  • the [1871 c. 92] Landlord and Tenant (Ireland) Act 1871;

  • the [1872 c. 32] Landlord and Tenant (Ireland) Act 1872;

  • the [1876 c. 63] Notices to Quit (Ireland) Act 1876;

  • the [1881 c. 49] Land Law (Ireland) Act 1881;

  • the [1885 c. 73] Purchase of Land (Ireland) Act 1885, sections 4, 8, 12, 15, 16, 25 and 26;

  • the [1887 c. 33.] Land Law (Ireland) Act 1887, Part I, section 26, Part III and in section 34 the definitions of “judgment” and “landlord”;

  • the [1896 c. 47.] Land Law (Ireland) Act 1896 (except Part II so far as relating to the Land Purchase Acts, Part III and, in Part VI, in section 48(1) the definitions of “Land Purchase Acts”, “prescribed”, and “Receiver Judge”, section 48(3), section 50(4) and (5) and section 51); and

  • the [1903 c. 37] Irish Land Act 1903, Part III and, in Part V, in section 98(1) the definitions of “the Land Law Acts” and “the Act of 1887” and section 100(3).

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