44 Execution of the lease

44 Execution of the lease

As soon as compensation and rent have been determined, the owner must, on the application of the council, execute a lease of the land, and on his default the council may do so1. The lease must contain provision for the payment of compensation for depreciation of the land at the termination of the tenancy2; and, subject to any provision in the order for compulsory hiring, there must, unless the owner and the council otherwise agree, be excepted out of the lease all mines and minerals with full liberty to work the