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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Small Holdings

    1. 1–22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Part II Allotments

    1. Provision of Allotments

      1. 23. Duty of certain councils to provide allotments.

      2. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Powers of Councils in relation to the provision of Allotments

      1. 25. Acquisition of land for purpose of Act.

      2. 26. Improvement and adaptation of land for allotments.

      3. 27. Provisions as to letting of allotments.

      4. 28. Rules as to letting allotments.

      5. 29. Management of allotments.

      6. 30. Recovery of rent and possession of allotments.

      7. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 32. Sale of superfluous or unsuitable land.

      9. 33. Transfer of allotments to borough, district and parish councils.

    3. Supplemental

      1. 34. Power to make scheme for provision of common pasture.

      2. 35. Use of schoolroom free of charge.

      3. 36.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 37.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III General

    1. Acquisition of Land

      1. 38. Purchase of land by agreement.

      2. 39. Procedure for compulsory acquisition of land.

      3. 40.†Powers of certain limited owners to sell and lease land for small holdings or allotments.

      4. 41. Restrictions on the acquisition of land.

      5. 42. Grazing rights, &c., to be attached to small holdings or allotments.

      6. 43. Compensation for loss of employment by labourers.

    2. Provisions affecting Land acquired

      1. 44. Power of council to renew tenancy of land compulsorily hired.

      2. 45. Interchange of land for small holdings and allotments.

      3. 46. Power to resume possession of land hired compulsorily.

      4. 47. Compensation for improvements.

      5. 48. Provisions as to glebe lands.

    3. Co-Societies, &c. Societies,&.

      1. 49. Co-operative societies, &c.

    4. Small Holdings and Allotments Committees

      1. 50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Expenses and Borrowing

      1. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 52. Borrowing powers and expenses.

      3. 53. Expenses and borrowing.

      4. 54.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. Supplemental

      1. 55, 56.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 57. Local inquiries.

      3. 58. Arbitrations and valuations.

      4. 59.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 60. Saving for existing tenancies.

      6. 61. Interpretation.

      7. 62. Repeal.

      8. 63.†Short title, commencement and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      1. Part I Provisions as to the Compulsory Acquisition of Land by a Council

        1. (1).The order shall be in the prescribed form, and shall...

        2. (2).The order shall be published by the council in the...

        3. (3).If within the prescribed period no objection to the order...

        4. (4).Before confirming the order the Board shall consider the report...

        5. (5).The arbitrator shall, so far as practicable, in assessing compensation...

        6. (6).. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. (7).In construing, for the purposes of this schedule or any...

        8. (8).Where the land is vested in the incumbent of a...

      2. Part II Provisions as to the Compulsory Hiring of Land By a Council

        1. (1).The Board shall make regulations for the purpose of carrying...

        2. (2).The order authorising the land to be hired compulsorily shall...

        3. (3).The determination of— (a) The amount of the rent to...

        4. (4).The valuer, in fixing the rent to be paid for...

        5. (5).Any compensation awarded to a tenant in respect of any...

        6. (6).Any person interested in any valuation shall give the valuer...

        7. (7).On the determination of any tenancy created by compulsory hiring...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Improvements referred to in Section Forty-seven

      1. Part I

        1. (1).Planting of standard or other fruit trees permanently set out;...

        2. (2).Planting of fruit bushes permanently set out;

        3. (3).Planting of strawberry plants;

        4. (4).Planting of asparagus, rhubarb, and other vegetable crops which continue...

      2. Part II

        1. (1).Erection, alteration, or enlargement of buildings;

        2. (2).Formation of silos;

        3. (3).Laying down of permanent pasture;

        4. (4).Making and planting of osier beds;

        5. (5).Making of water meadows or works of irrigation;

        6. (6).Making of gardens;

        7. (7).Making or improving of roads or bridges;

        8. (8).Making or improving of watercourses, ponds, wells, or reservoirs, or...

        9. (9).Making or removal of permanent fences;

        10. (10).Planting of hops;

        11. (11).Planting of orchards or fruit bushes;

        12. (12).Protecting young fruit trees;

        13. (13).Reclaiming of waste land;

        14. (14).Warping or weiring of land;

        15. (15).Embankments and sluices against floods;

        16. (16).The erection of wireworks in hop gardens;

        17. (17).Drainage;

        18. (18).Provision of permanent sheep-dipping accommodation;

        19. (19).In the case of arable land, the removal of bracken,...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

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