Land Reclamation Act, 1949


1.—In this Act—

“the Land Commission” means the Irish Land Commission;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Agriculture;

“prescribed” means prescribed by rules under section 7;

“purchase annuity” means an annual payment to the Land Commission under the Land Purchase Acts, other than rent under a temporary agreement;

“temporary agreement” means a letting for temporary convenience, temporary necessity or temporary pasturage or a grazing, conacre or agistment agreement;

“works” refers to the following or any of them:—

(a) field drainage;

(b) land reclamation;

(c) the construction and improvement of watercourses;

(d) the removal of unnecessary fences;

(e) the construction of new fences and the improvement of existing ones;

(f) improvement of hill grazing;

(g) reclamation of estuarine marsh land and of callows;

(h) any operations ancillary to the foregoing.