699. Keeping hens and rabbits in the case of allotments.

699.     Keeping hens and rabbits in the case of allotments.

An occupier of land1 may keep hens or rabbits, otherwise than by way of trade or business, in any place on the land, and erect or place and maintain structures reasonably necessary for that purpose, notwithstanding any provision of a lease or tenancy to the contrary or any covenant, contract or undertaking relating to the use of the land2. This provision does not authorise the keeping of hens or rabbits in a place or manner so as to be prejudicial to health or a nuisance, nor