729. Appropriation by authorities of field garden allotments for development or other planning purposes.

A district, London borough, or, in Wales, county or county borough council may, in the exercise of its powers to acquire land compulsorily for development or other planning purposes1, appropriate, for any purpose for which it can be authorised to acquire land under any enactment, any land held by it for other purposes, being land which is or forms part of a field garden allotment2. In so far as a compulsory purchase or appropriation order authorises the purchase or appropriation of land forming part of a field garden allotment the order is subject to special parliamentary procedure