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22 Interpretation.E+W

(1)For the purposes of this Act, where the context permits—

  • The expression “allotment garden” means an allotment not exceeding forty poles in extent which is wholly or mainly cultivated by the occupier for the production of vegetable or fruit crops for consumption by himself or his family;

  • The expression “landlord” means in relation to any land the person for the time being entitled to receive the rents and profits of the land;

  • The designations of landlord and tenant shall continue to apply to the parties until the conclusion of any proceedings taken under this Act in respect of compensation and shall include the legal personal representative of either party;

  • The expression “council” shall, in the case of a rural parish not having a parish council, mean the parish meeting;

  • The expression “industrial purpose” shall not include use for agriculture or sport, and the expression “agriculture” includes foresty, horticulture, or the keeping and breeding of livestock;

  • The expression “the Allotments Acts” means the provisions of the Small Holdings and Allotments Acts, 1908 to 1919, which relate to allotments and this Act;

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(3)Compensation recoverable by a tenant under this Act for crops or other things shall be based on the value thereof to an incoming tenant.

(4)Where land is used by the tenant thereof as an allotment garden, then, for the purposes of this Act, unless the contrary is proved—

(a)the land shall be deemed to have been let to him to be used by him as an allotment garden; and

(b)where the land has been sublet to him by a local authority or association which holds the land under a contract of tenancy, the land shall be deemed to have been let to that authority or association for the purpose of being sub-let for such use as aforesaid.

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F1Definitions of "Minister" and "sinking fund charges" in s. 22(1) repealed (5.11.1993) by 1993 c. 50, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt.III

F2S. 22(2) repealed (5.11.1993) by 1993 c. 50, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt.III

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