420. Promotion of amalgamations and boundary adjustments by the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers.

420.     Promotion of amalgamations and boundary adjustments by the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers.

The general powers of the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers1 to acquire and manage land2 include power to acquire, hold or dispose of land for the purpose of effecting amalgamations3 of agricultural land4 and reshaping of agricultural units5, and for those purposes to enter into transactions involving loss6. A deed by which the Secretary of State conveys or the Welsh Ministers convey land may contain standard conditions7, and the usual restrictions