717. Compensation for allotments not exceeding two acres.

The tenant1 of an allotment2 of not more than two acres in extent, whether attached to a cottage or not, but not being an allotment garden3, and which is cultivated as a farm or a garden, or partly as a garden and partly as a farm4, is entitled, on the termination of his tenancy by effluxion of time or from any other cause, and notwithstanding any agreement to the contrary, to obtain from the landlord5 compensation for:

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    (1)     crops, including fruit, growing on the land in the ordinary course of cultivation, and for labour expended on and manure applied