HC Deb 10 July 1917 vol 95 c1734

asked the Vice-President of the Department of Agriculture (Ireland) the number of rated occupiers in county Tipperary who have failed to comply with the Tillage Order; and what action the Department intend taking to enforce the penalties provided by the Order?

Sir THOMAS RUSSELL (Vice-President of the Department of Agriculture, Ireland)

Several cases of non-compliance with the Compulsory Tillage Regulations in county Tipperary have been reported to the Department of Agriculture. Inspectors have visited the county, and in the case of twenty-nine holdings the Department have entered or are about to enter upon the lands in the exercise of their powers under the Defence of the Realm Regulations.

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