Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act, 1919

Application to Scotland and Ireland.

1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 49.

8 Edw. 7. c. 64.

48 & 49 Vict. c. 77.

11.(1) This Act shall apply to Scotland subject to the following modifications:—

(a) The provisions of this Act other than the provisions of the section thereof relating to rules for the assessment of compensation shall apply to the determination of any question which, under subsection (11) of section seven or section seventeen of the Small Landholders (Scotland) Act, 1911, is referred to arbitration, as if the Board of Agriculture for Scotland were the acquiring authority, and as if in the said subsection (11) there were substituted for the Lord Ordinary on the Bills and the Lord Ordinary, except where the Lord Ordinary is therein last referred to, such person as may be prescribed by rules made by the Reference Committee for Scotland; and the provisions of that Act, including the Second Schedule to the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act, 1908, as thereby applied, shall in relation to such determination have effect subject to the aforesaid provisions of this Act:

(b) High Court” means either division of the Court of Session; “arbitrator” means arbiter, and “easement” means servitude.

(2) This Act shall apply to Ireland subject to the following modification:—

Nothing in this Act shall affect the determination of the price or compensation to be paid on the compulsory acquisition of land by the Irish Land Commission or Congested Districts Board for Ireland under any statute or the special provisions contained in the Labourers (Ireland) Act, 1885, and the enactments amending the same, with respect to the jurisdiction of the Irish Land Commission in cases where land is taken compulsorily under those provisions for a term of years.