2 Parochial and private allotments

Some allotments, which may be classed generally as parochial allotments, are vested in bodies other than local authorities, and were provided mainly during the nineteenth century under various Poor Law and Inclosure Acts1. In addition, a large area of privately-owned land is let for use as allotments; these allotments are free from any control by local authorities under the powers conferred by the Allotments Acts 1908–1950. Whilst the statutory provisions relating to the determination of tenancies and compensation apply to such land, it is otherwise governed by the general law relating to the

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