343. Powers of closing and charging for admission.

A local authority1 has no general power of charging for admission to2 or of closing any public walk or pleasure ground3 but there is an express statutory power to charge reasonable sums for the use of any part of the park or ground which has been set apart by the local authority for the purpose of cricket, football or any other game or recreation4 and limited powers of closing and charging for admission may be obtained5. A local authority has power to provide such recreational facilities as it thinks fit6 and may make any facilities provided by it in