| Commentary

23 Market stallage

| Commentary

23 Market stallage

Stallage is a payment to the market owner in respect of some part of the soil of the market which he owns, or over which he is entitled in some way to the actual possession or control1. Stallage is payable for the exclusive occupation of a particular portion of the soil2 and unless there is such exclusive occupation, stallage is not payable3.

The amount of stallage may be fixed by charter, custom, prescription or statute and, if so fixed, may not be exceeded. If an increase in fixed stallage is required, and there is no provision in the

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