604. Description of improvements authorised under the Improvement Acts.

Improvements which may be carried out under the Improvement of Land Act 1864 were originally confined to improvements of an agricultural nature therein specified1, and proved to the satisfaction of the appropriate body, originally the Inclosure Commissioners and now the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers, to add to the permanent value of the lands to be charged to an extent equal to the expense thereof2. The improvements specified have been extended by subsequent Acts, and the improvements which may now be carried out may be summarised as follows: