COMPULSORY PURCHASE OF LANDS
Marginal note:Settlement areas defined by Board
35. For the purpose of enabling compulsory purchase of agricultural lands in execution of the purposes of this Act, the Board may establish and define the limits of settlement areas.
Marginal note:Only in certain districts
2. Settlement areas shall be established only in districts wherein by reason of lands remaining undeveloped agricultural production is being retarded.
Marginal note:Establishment of area by Board conclusive proof
3. The Board shall be sole judge as to whether or not in any district, by reason of lands remaining undeveloped, agricultural production is being retarded, and the fact of the establishment of a settlement area in manner by this Part provided shall be conclusive proof in any court or otherwise that any lands within such area which the Board, pursuant to the following provisions of this Part, may proceed to purchase compulsorily are compulsorily purchaseable hereunder, and that such settlement area answers the requirements of the next preceding subsection.
- 1919, c. 71, s. 35.
Marginal note:Gazetting notice proof of establishment
36. A settlement area shall be deemed to be established when the Board has gazetted a notice of such establishment four times with intervals of not less than five days between each gazetting.
Marginal note:Form of notice
2. Such notice shall define the limits of the settlement area so established and shall be sufficient if in form as nearly as may be to form A in the schedule to this Act.
Marginal note:Publication in newspapers
3. The Board shall, in addition to such gazetting, publish like notice to that gazetted four times, with intervals of not less than five days between each publication, in one newspaper having a circulation throughout the district wherein such settlement area is wholly or partly contained and mail two copies of the Gazette in which such notice first appears to the Registrar of Deeds in said district.
Marginal note:Registrar to file Gazette
4. Such Registrar shall preserve such Gazette on file in his office.
Marginal note:Omission not invalidation
5. The omission on the part of the Board to comply with subsection three of this section, or the omission of the Registrar to comply with subsection four of this section, shall not invalidate nor render insufficient any proceedings on the part of the Board for compulsory purchase.
- 1919, c. 71, s. 36.
Marginal note:Notice of alteration or disestablishment of area to be gazetted
37. The Board may, from time to time, curtail, extend or in any other way alter the limits of, or entirely disestablish a settlement area, which shall be deemed to have been done when it has gazetted notice of the alteration or disestablishment in like manner to the gazetting of notice of the original establishment of the area, save that in the case of disestablishment only one gazetting shall be made.
2. The notice shall be sufficient if in form as nearly as may be to form B in the schedule to this Act.
Marginal note:Notice to be sent to Registrar
3. The Board shall publish and mail and the Registrar of Deeds shall preserve on file in manner like to that in section thirty-six provided with respect to the original establishment of the settlement area, save that in the case of disestablishment only one publication shall be made, but non-compliance shall have like absence of effect.
- 1919, c. 71, s. 37.
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