HL Deb 07 August 1896 vol 44 cc86-7

(1.) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires— The expression "dwelling-house" includes any out-house, curtilage, and garden appurtenant thereto. The expressions "landlord" and "tenant" include respectively the predecessors in title of a landlord or tenant. The expression "limited owner" means a limited owner within the meaning of Section twenty-six of the Landlord and Tenant (Ireland) Act, 1870, and includes any person having the powers of a tenant for life under the Settled Land Acts, 1882 to 1890. The expression "lease" includes an agreement for a lease. The expression "Land Law Acts" means the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881, except Part V. thereof, the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1887, except Part IL, and the Land Law (Ireland) Act 1888, and the Timber (Ireland) Act, 1888, and the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1888, Amendment Act, 1889, and the Redemption of Rent (Ireland) Act, 1891, and does not include the Landlord and Tenant (Ireland) Act, 1870, except so far as the provisions of it are necessary for giving effect to the above-mentioned portion of the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881. The expression "Land Purchase Acts" means the Purchase of Land (Ireland) Act, 1891, the Land Purchase Acts as therein defined, and the Redemption of Rent (Ireland) Act, 1891. The expression "permanent building" shall include permanent structures and sea and river embankments having a permanent character. The expression "judicial rent" means a fair rent, whether fixed by the Court or by agreement or arbitration, or by demand of the landlord accepted by the tenant, and any reference to an application to fix a fair rent shall include a reference to an agreement to fix a fair rent or to refer to arbitration the fixing of a fair rent, or to the demand of an increased rent by the landlord. The expression "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made by the Land Commission, save that, where the expression refers to financial matters, it shall mean prescribed by rules made by the Treasury and where the expression relates to matters connected with the Land Judge, it shall mean prescribed by rules made under Part Two of this Act. The expression "Receiver Judge" means the Judge assigned under Section nineteen of the Purchase of Land (Ireland) Act, 1885, for the execution of the duties in that section mentioned, (2.) In the definition of "holding" contained in the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881, "parcel of land" shall he deemed to include an undivided share of land, whether held alone or held under the same contract of tenancy with land held in severalty. (3.) Any jurisdiction vested by this Act in the High Court in relation to the purchase money under the Land Purchase Acts, or otherwise in relation to those Acts, shall, subject to rules of court, be exercised by the Land Judge.


moved in Sub-section (3) to leave out the word "the" (" the Land Judge ") and to insert instead thereof the word "a."

Amendment agreed to; clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 48,—

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