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Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Small Holdings

    1. Provision of Small Holdings

      1. 1.Power and duties of providing small holdings

    2. Schemes as to the provision of Small Holdings

      1. 2.Appointment of Small Holdings Commissioners, &c

      2. 3.Inquiries and reports by Commissioners

      3. 4.Preparation of draft schemes

      4. 5.Procedure as to schemes

      5. 6.Duty of councils to carry schemes into effect

    3. Powers of County Councils in relation to the provision of Small Holdings

      1. 7.Power to acquire land for small holdings

      2. 8.Adaptation of land for small holdings

      3. 9.Sale or letting of small holdings

      4. 10.Rules as to mode and conditions of sale and letting

      5. 11.Regulations as to purchase money and sale

      6. 12.Conditions affecting small holdings

      7. 13.Registration of title to small holdings

      8. 14.List to be kept by county council

      9. 15.Right of purchase, if land diverted from agriculture

      10. 16.Letting of land unsold, and sale of superfluous or unsuitable land

      11. 17.Restrictions on powers of council

      12. 18.Delegation of powers to councils of boroughs or urban districts

    4. Loans by County Councils to Tenants purchasing Small Holdings

      1. 19.Power of county council to advance money for purchase of small holdings

    5. Powers of Board of Agriculture and Fisheries

      1. 20.Power of Board to provide small holdings

      2. 21.Power of Board to repay part of expenses incurred by council

      3. 22.Appointment of advisory and managing committees by Board

  3. Part II Allotments

    1. Provision of Allotments

      1. 23.Duty of certain councils to provide allotments

      2. 24.Duty of county councils to act in default of district and parish councils

    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.List of allotments

      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 school-room free of charge

      3. 36.Application to London

      4. 37.Application to county boroughs

  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-operative Societies, &c

      1. 49.Co-operative societies, &c

    4. Small Holdings and Allotments Committees

      1. 50.Small holdings and allotments committees

    5. Expenses and Borrowing

      1. 51.Small Holdings Account

      2. 52.Borrowing powers and expenses

      3. 53.Expenses and borrowing

      4. 54.Separate accounts of receipts and expenditure

    6. Supplemental

      1. 55.Provisions as to land acquired by Commissioners

      2. 56.Provisions as to Commissioners

      3. 57.Local inquiries

      4. 58.Arbitrations and valuations

      5. 59.Annual report to Parliament

      6. 60.Saving for existing tenancies

      7. 61.Interpretation

      8. 62.Repeal

      9. 63.Short title, commencement, and extent

    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.The Board may, with the concurrence of the Lord Chancellor,...

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

        8. 8.Where the land is glebe land or other land belonging...

      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 wirework in hop gardens ;

        17. 17.Drainage.

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Enactments Repealed

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