Arterial Drainage Act, 1925


1.—(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Commissioners” means the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland;

the word “drainage” includes drainage by pumping either alone or in conjunction with other means, and all cognate words shall be construed accordingly;

all expressions to which special meanings are assigned by the Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1898 have the special meanings so assigned to them respectively.

(2) In all references in this Act to lands drained or proposed to be drained, or to lands improved or benefited by drainage or proposed to be so improved or benefited, the word “lands” shall include lands, buildings, and premises of every description, whether urban or rural.