Shannon Navigation Act, 1990

Application of Arterial Drainage Act, 1945 , to Ballinamore and Ballyconnell drainage district.

6.—(1) The Act shall apply in relation to the Ballinamore and Ballyconnell drainage district as if that district were an existing drainage district and subject to the modification that the appointed day shall be deemed to be the day immediately preceding the vesting day and any other necessary modifications.

(2) In this section—

“the Act” means the Arterial Drainage Act, 1945 ;

“the appointed day” has, subject to subsection (1), the same meaning as in Part III of the Act;

“existing drainage district” has the same meaning as in Part III of the Act;

“the Ballinamore and Ballyconnell drainage district” means the lands in the districts of Ballinamore in the county of Leitrim and Ballyconnell in the county of Cavan—

(a) in relation to which works for their drainage and improvement were carried out by the Commissioners under the Act of the British Parliament 5 & 6 Vict., c. 89, as amended, and

(b) which are the subject of the award made by the Commissioners under that Act on the 6th day of March, 1860.