Forestry Act, 1946

Costs of deducing title to compensation under sections 19 , 20 , 21 or 30 of this Act.

18.—Where any sum (being compensation under section 19 , 20 or 21 of this Act or compensation or part of compensation under section 30 of this Act) is payable to any person, then, unless such sum is deposited in Court under section 17 of this Act by reason of the wilful default of that person to make a good title thereto, the person liable to pay such sum shall pay to such first-mentioned person the costs incurred by him in deducing, evidencing and verifying the title to such sum, and section 83 of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845 , shall apply in relation to such costs, and for the purposes of such application the person liable to pay such sum shall be deemed to be promoter of the undertaking.