Land Act, 1927

Prohibition of sub-division or letting of holdings purchased prior to the passing of the Land Act, 1923 .

4.—(1) Where the Land Commission have at any time prior to the passing of the Land Act, 1923 , made an advance under the Land Purchase Acts for the purchase of a holding or parcel, the proprietor thereof shall not, until the whole of the advance made for the purchase thereof has been repaid, sub-divide or let the holding or parcel without the consent of the Land Commission, and every attempted sub-division or letting in contravention of this provision shall be void as against all persons and on any such contravention the Land Commission may cause the holding or parcel to be sold.

(2) Sub-sections (2) and (3) of section 30 of the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881 , as amended by any enactment shall apply to any sale by the Land Commission under this section.

(3) Where the proprietor sub-divides his holding for a limited period by way of family arrangement or for other similar reason the Land Commission from time to time may by general regulations authorise the registering authority to register the person claiming under any instrument executed by the proprietor which creates such temporary sub-division and shall be deemed to have assented to any sub-division to which effect has been given by registration pursuant to such regulations.