618. Apportionment and release of charges within Improvement Acts.

Charges created under the Improvement of Land Act 1864, or any other Act authorising the creation of improvement charges by the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers1, may, with the consent of the landowner or separate owners and with due notice to any assignee or his representative, be apportioned by the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers among the lands charged, or part of the land may be released, but no apportioned charge can be less than £1 for each half-yearly payment2. The apportioned charge is recoverable out of the lands charged by the order of apportionment