Soil Conservation Act 1938 No 10
24 Acquisition of land
(1) The Minister may, for the purposes of this Act, acquire land
(including an interest in land) by agreement or by compulsory process in
accordance with the Land Acquisition (Just
Terms Compensation) Act 1991.
(2) For the purposes of the Public
Works Act 1912, any such acquisition of land is taken to be
for an authorised work and the Minister is, in relation to that authorised
work, taken to be the Constructing Authority.
(3) Sections 34, 35, 36 and 37 of the Public Works Act 1912 do not apply
in relation to works constructed under this Act.