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11 1939



Preliminary and General

Short title and citation.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Town and Regional Planning (Amendment) Act, 1939.

(2) The Principal Act and this Act may be cited together as the Town and Regional Planning Acts, 1934 and 1939.

Definition and construction.

2. —(1) In this Act the expression “the Principal Act” means the Town and Regional Planning Act, 1934 (No. 22 of 1934).

(2) This Act shall be construed as one with the Principal Act and accordingly every expression and word to which a particular meaning is given by the Principal Act for the purposes of that Act shall, save as is otherwise provided by this Act, have in and for the purposes of this Act, the meaning so given.


3. —In this Act the word “owner” means, in relation to any land or property, any person (other than a mortgagee not in possession) who is for the time being entitled to sell or otherwise dispose of the fee simple of such land or property or of any term of years for the time being subsisting in respect of such land or property of which the unexpired residue exceeds three years.