627. Meaning of 'smallholding'.

5.     Smallholdings

(1)     Smallholdings: Introduction

627.     Meaning of 'smallholding'.

In general terms a 'smallholding' may be said to be a unit of land let by a smallholdings authority1, the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers2 as a smallholding for cultivation by the occupier, with or without limited additional help. There is no definition of 'smallholding' in the Agriculture Act 1970, which reorganised the smallholdings system, but for the purposes of the Small Holdings and Allotments Acts 1908 to 19313 'small holding'4 means an agricultural holding which exceeds 1 acre and either does not exceed