Land Act, 1965

Power of local authority to contribute to cost of certain works by Land Commission.

9.—(1) For the purpose of removal of doubt, it is hereby declared that a local authority has and always had power to make a payment to the Land Commission by way of contribution towards the cost of works carried out or proposed to be carried out by the Land Commission from which, on the completion of the works, the local authority has derived or is likely to derive a benefit.

(2) In this section “local authority” means a council of a county, a corporation of a county or other borough, a council of an urban district, or any other statutory body which may be concerned in works mentioned in subsection (1) of this section.