Agricultural Drainage (Standard Costs) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1971

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1971/195

1971 No. 195 (S. 24)

AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL GRANTS, GOODS AND SERVICES

HILL LANDS

The Agricultural Drainage (Standard Costs) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1971

8thFebruary 1971

12thFebruary 1971

15thFebruary 1971

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 1 of the Agricultural Improvement Grants Act 1959(a) and by section 36 of the Agriculture Act 1967(b) as applied by section 41(7) of that Act (to the extent that all those sections continue in force by virtue of section 29(7) of the Agriculture Act 1970(c) and the Farm Capital Grant (Repeal of Enactments) (Savings) Order 1970(d)), and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, and with the consent of the Treasury in accordance with section 1(3) of the said Act of 1959, I hereby make the following regulations:—

Citation, extent, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These regulations, which may be cited as the Agricultural Drainage (Standard Costs) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1971, shall apply to Scotland only and shall come into operation on 15th February 1971.

(2) The Interpretation Act 1889(e) shall apply for the interpretation of these regulations as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

Amendment of the principal regulations

2. Regulation 3 of the Agricultural Drainage (Standard Costs) (Scotland) Regulations 1968(f) shall be amended by inserting therein immediately after the words "any approved work" the words "not being work carried out in

(a) 1959 c. 31.

(b) 1967 c. 22.

(c) 1970 c. 40.

(d) S.I. 1970/1758 (1970 III, p. 5736).

(e) 1889 c. 63.

(f) S.I. 1968/71 (1968 I, p. 177).

accordance with a written authority to commence such work given by the Secretary of State on or after 15th February 1971."

Gordon Campbell, One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State.

St. Andrew's House, Edinburgh.

5th February 1971.

We consent.

Bernard Weatherill, Walter Clegg, Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury.

8th February 1971.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This Note is not part of the Regulations.)

The Agricultural Drainage (Standard Costs) (Scotland) Regulations 1968 provide that where a person eligible for grant in respect of the drainage of agricultural land under section 16 of the Agriculture Act 1937 or for a grant under the Hill Land Improvement (Scotland) Scheme 1967 by way of...

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