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1 Determination of tenancies of allotment gardens.E+W

(1)Where land is let on a tenancy for use by the tenant as an allotment garden or is let to any local authority or association for the purpose of being sub-let for such use the tenancy of the land or any part shall not (except as hereinafter provided) be terminable by the landlord by notice to quit or re-entry, notwithstanding any agreement to the contrary, except by—

(a)a six months’ or longer notice to quit expiring on or before the sixth day of April or on or after the twenty-ninth day of September in any year; or

(b)re-entry, after three months’ previous notice in writing to the tenant, under a power of re-entry contained in or affecting the contract of tenancy on account of the land being required for building, mining, or any other industrial purpose or for roads or sewers necessary in connection with any of those purposes; or

(c)re-entry under a power in that behalf contained in or affecting the contract of tenancy in the case of land let by a corporation or company being the owners or lessees of a railway, dock, canal, water, or other public undertaking on account of the land being required by the corporation or company, for any purpose (not being the use of the land for agriculture) for which it was acquired or held by the corporation, or company, or has been appropriated under any statutory provision, but so that, except in a case of emergency, three months’ notice in writing of the intended re-entry shall be given to the tenant; or

(d)re-entry under a power in that behalf contained in or affecting the contract of tenancy, in the case of land let by a local authority (being land which was acquired by the local authority before the passing of this Act under the Housing Acts, 1890 to 1921) on account of the land F1. . ., after three months’ previous notice in writing to the tenant on account of the land being required by the local authority for a purpose (not being the use of land for agriculture) for which it was acquired by the local authority, or has been appropriated under any statutory provision; or

(e)re-entry for non-payment of rent or breach of any term or condition of the tenancy or on account of the tenant becoming bankrupt or compounding with his creditors, or where the tenant is an association, on account of its liquidation.

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(4)This section shall not apply to land held by or on behalf of the [F3Secretary of State for Defence or Minister of Supply] and so let as aforesaid when possession of the land is required for naval, military, or air force purposes [F4or for purposes of the Ministry of Supply, as the case may be].

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F1Words in s. 1(1)(d) repealed (5.11.1993) by 1993 c. 50, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt.III

F2S. 1(2) and (3) repealed (5.11.1993) by 1993 c. 50, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt.III

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C1S. 1(1)(a) amended with the substitution of “twelve months” for “six months” by Allotments Act 1950 (c. 31), s. 1(1)

C2Functions of Minister of Supply under s. 1(4) now exercisable by Secretary of State: S.I. 1953/1673 (1953 I, p. 1222), 1957/561 (1957 I, p. 1435), 1959/1826 (1959 I, p. 1791), 1964/490, 2048, and 1970/1537

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