659. Local authorities' duty to provide allotments.

(2)     Provision of Allotment Land

(i)     Local Authorities to Provide Land for Allotments

659.     Local authorities' duty to provide allotments.

A general duty is placed on any district1, parish2, or London borough council3, or, in Wales, any community4, county or county borough council5, if it is of opinion that there is a demand for allotments6 in its area, to provide a sufficient number of allotments, and to let them to persons resident there and desiring to take the same7. Where the population of the relevant district, parish, London borough, community, county or county borough, according to