698. Recovery of rent and possession in the case of allotments.

698.     Recovery of rent and possession in the case of allotments.

Rent1 for an allotment2 let by a district, parish, London borough, or, in Wales, a community, county or county borough council3, and the possession of any allotment after notice to quit or failure to deliver up possession as required by law, may be recovered by the council as landlord4. The court directing recovery of possession of an allotment from any tenant may stay delivery of possession until the payment of any compensation5 due to the outgoing tenant has been made