Land Act, 1939

Payment of compensation for expense of applications, etc.

16.—(1) Section 26 of the Land Act, 1936 , is hereby repealed and in lieu thereof it is hereby enacted that whenever an order is made by Lay Commissioners it shall be lawful for such Lay Commissioners, if they so think proper, to direct that the Land Commission shall pay to a specified person such sum as such Lay Commissioners shall, in their absolute discretion, fix in that behalf by way of compensation for the expense incurred by such person in relation to the application, objection, or other proceeding leading to such order.

(2) Every sum which is directed by Lay Commissioners under this section to be paid by the Land Commission to any person shall be paid in accordance with such direction as part of the expenses of the Land Commission.