In this Act, if not inconsistent with the context,—
Public authority means and includes Her Majesty (in respect of any lands vested in Her Majesty), and any leasing authority as defined by the Public Bodies Leases Act 1969, and any incorporated public or local body upon which powers of granting leases of land are conferred by statute
Public authority: the reference to
“Her Majesty” has been updated from a reference to
“His Majesty”; and the Public Bodies Leases Act 1969 has been substituted for the repealed Public Bodies' Leases Act 1908.
Wall means a wall (other than a wall constructed wholly of wood) which, with respect to any line forming the boundary of land vested in fee in a public authority or any line forming the boundary between sectional subdivisions of such land, stands, or is intended to be erected so as to stand,—
Party wall means a wall which has been erected or is proposed to be erected in accordance with an agreement in writing of persons having any estate or interest in the lands separated by the boundary line.