HC Deb 21 November 1995 vol 267 c79W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list the Acts of Parliament and consolidation Acts that affect local government that have been introduced by his Department since January 1994. [30]

Mr. Boswell

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has introduced two Acts of Parliament since January 1994.

The Land Drainage Act 1994 amends the Land Drainage Act 1991 in relation to the functions of internal drainage boards and local authorities.

The Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 does not impose express duties on local government bodies, but any such body acting in the capacity of agricultural landlord or tenant will be subject to the provisions of the Act where applicable.