430. Powers to give financial assistance

(8)     Financial Assistance Powers

430.     Powers to give financial assistance

The Secretary of State may give financial assistance for or in connection with any one or more of the following purposes:

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    (1)     managing land or water in a way that protects or improves the environment1;

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    (2)     supporting public access to and enjoyment of the countryside, farmland or woodland and better understanding of the environment2;

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    (3)     managing land or water in a way that maintains, restores or enhances cultural or natural heritage3;

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    (4)     managing land, water or livestock4 in a way that mitigates or adapts to