644. Managing smallholdings.

The powers of a smallholdings authority1, the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers2, in relation to land held for the purposes of smallholdings3 include, in general, all powers required for the management of land so held4. In particular, an authority, the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers have the following powers:


    (1)     for the benefit of the occupiers of smallholdings provided by them, to further the formation of corporate or unincorporated bodies of persons having for their object or one of their objects the promotion of efficiency in the conduct of smallholdings through co-operative methods, including the