662. Purchase by agreement of land for allotments.

(ii)     Acquisition of Land for Allotments by Agreement

A. Purchase

662.     Purchase by agreement of land for allotments.

The council of any district, parish, or London borough, or, in Wales, community, county or county borough1 may, for the purpose of providing allotments2, by agreement purchase land3 situated either within or without its area4. Land in the Duchy of Lancaster5 may be sold to local authorities for the purpose of allotments6. A tenant for life may make a grant in fee simple or absolutely of any part of the settled