42 Fencing of land
  • (1) The Minister may from time to time take such steps as he thinks fit for the fencing of any land held by the Crown for the purposes of this Act.

    (2) The Minister may enter into any agreement upon such terms and conditions as he considers reasonable with the occupier within the meaning of the Fencing Act 1978 of land adjoining any land held by the Crown for the purposes of this Act for the fencing of the common boundary.

    (3) Where any fence within the meaning of the Fencing Act 1978 is erected pursuant to an agreement with any such occupier, the occupier shall be liable, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in that Act, to pay such amount as may have been agreed upon by the Minister and the occupier, and that amount may be recovered from the occupier as a debt due to the Crown.

    Section 42(2): amended, on 1 April 1979, pursuant to section 28(1) of the Fencing Act 1978 (1978 No 50).

    Section 42(3): amended, on 1 April 1979, pursuant to section 28(1) of the Fencing Act 1978 (1978 No 50).