Land Act, 1965

Order declaring area to be a congested area.

4.—(1) Each of the following shall be a congested area for the purposes of this Act—

(a) a county or portion of a county specified in the Second Schedule to this Act;

(b) such other area as may from time to time be declared by order of the Minister to be a congested area.

(2) When making an order, under subsection (1) of this section, the Minister shall have regard to the size of the holdings, the quality of the land and the type or types of farming carried on in the area to be declared a congested area.

(3) The Minister may by order amend or revoke an order under subsection (1) of this section.