56 Control by the Secretary of State or the Welsh Minister

56 Control by the Secretary of State or the Welsh Minister

The Secretary of State or the Welsh Minister may, if satisfied that the functions of a smallholdings authority are not being satisfactorily exercised by that authority, direct that the authority shall exercise any of its functions in a specified manner, or by order transfer, to themselves, such of the functions of the authority as may be specified in the order1.