Acquisition of Land (Allotments) Act, 1926


1.—In this Act—

the word “allotment” means a piece of land containing not more than one-quarter of a statute acre let or intended to be let for cultivation by an individual for the production of vegetables mainly for consumption by himself and his family;

the expression “local authority” means and includes the council of a county borough or other borough or an urban district or the commissioners of a town to which the Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act, 1854 , or any part of that Act applies;

the word “area” when used in relation to a local authority means the borough, district, or town of which the local authority is the council or the commissioners;

the word “provide” means to acquire land and to execute thereon all works necessary to render the land suitable for use as allotments;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Local Government and Public Health.