Smallholdings, unlimited in size but, if above 50 acres, limited in value, could be provided under the Small Holdings and Allotments Acts 1908 to 19311, by specified local authorities for persons desiring to buy or lease them and able themselves to cultivate them properly2, the primary aim being to relieve unemployment and assist re-settling ex-servicemen.
The Agriculture Act 1947 repealed the smallholdings provisions of the earlier Acts and introduced a new smallholdings code3, whereby specified local authorities were under a duty to provide smallholdings, limited in size, to persons with agricultural experience seeking the
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