742. Acquisition and management of agricultural land by Secretary of State and Welsh Ministers.

742.     Acquisition and management of agricultural land by Secretary of State and Welsh Ministers.

The Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers1 have power to acquire by agreement2:

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    (1)     any land used for agriculture3;

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    (2)     any other agricultural land4;

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    (3)     where any such land is offered to the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers for acquisition on the condition that he or they also acquire other land not falling within the above categories, that other land5; and

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    (4)     any land as respects which compulsory purchase powers are by the Agriculture Act 1947 vested in the Secretary