692. Power of local authority to enter on unoccupied land for purpose of providing allotment gardens.

The council of a London borough or district or, in Wales, a county or county borough1 may, for the purpose of providing allotment gardens2, enter on any land3, other than agricultural land4 and certain public land or land held for the purposes of public undertakings5, which is not the subject of a rateable occupation6. The council may adapt the land for use for that purpose7 and let it either to tenants or to any association8 for the purpose of sub-letting for such use9.

The council's right of occupation may be terminated by the council on six months' written notice10, or