HC Deb 21 July 1896 vol 43 cc318-9

The Redemption of Rent (Ireland) Act, 1891, shall be amended ay follows:—

  1. (a.) The provisions of the Land Law Acts and this Act with respect to improvements shall apply, notwithstanding that 319 the lessee or grantee would not, on quitting his holding, he entitled by reason of his being such lessee or grantee to claim compensation for improvements under the Landlord and Tenant (Ireland) Act 1870.
  2. (b.) A person shall he a lessee or a grantee under a fee farm grant within the meaning of the said Acts notwithstanding that the instrument under which he holds though purporting to create the relation of landlord and tenant, is dated before the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and by reason of its date does not create the relation of landlord and tenant between him and the person to whom money is payable thereunder in respect of the holding, and that person shall he a lessor or grantor in like manner as if the instrument were executed on or after the above-mentioned day.

Clause ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 11,—