724. Provision by authorities of plants, fertilisers and implements.

724.     Provision by authorities of plants, fertilisers and implements.

Where in the opinion of a London borough, district, parish, or, in Wales, county, county borough or community council1 there are inadequate facilities for the purchase or hire from a society on a co-operative basis of fruit trees, seeds, plants, fertilisers or implements required for the purposes of allotments2 cultivated as gardens, whether provided by the council or otherwise, the council may purchase any of those articles and sell them to the cultivators or, in the case of implements, allow their use, at a price or charge