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The following conditions must be agreed before allotments can be rented.

New tenants will

receive a hard copy of the conditions to sign and return. The tenancy is subject to the
following conditions:


The rent can be paid a year in arrears any day up until the 1 day of April, in each year.


The Tenant shall keep the allotment free from weeds and well manured, and otherwise
maintain it in a proper state of cultivation.


The Tenant shall not cause any nuisance or annoyance to the occupiers of any other
allotments or obstruct any path set out by the Council for the use of the occupiers of the


The Tenant shall not underlet, assign, or part with the possession of the allotment or any part
of it.


The Tenant shall not, without the written consent of the Council, cut or prune any timber or
other trees, or take, sell or carry away any material, gravel, sand, clay or turf.


The Tenant shall keep every hedge that forms part of the allotment properly cut and trimmed,
keep all ditches properly cleaned, and shall maintain and keep in repair any other fences and
gates on the allotment.


He shall not, without the written consent of the Council, erect on the allotment any building
except a tool house, or greenhouse, and such erection will not be taken or paid for by the
Council at the end of the tenancy.


He shall not, without the written consent of the Council, plant in the allotment any fruit, trees
or bushes, strawberry plants, asparagus, rhubarb, or other market garden crops which
continue productive for two or more years.


He shall not, without the written consent of the Council, break up any pasture.


He shall not use barbed wire for a fence adjoining any path set out by the Council for the use
of occupiers of the allotments.


Any member or officer of the Council shall be entitled at any time when directed by the
Council to enter and inspect the allotment.
The tenancy shall determine on the 31 day of March, the 30 day of June, the 30 day of
September, or the 31 day of December next after the death of the tenant, and also (if
applicable) if and when the tenancy or right of occupation of the Council terminates. It may
also be determined by the Council by re-entry:-



after one months notice (1) if the rent is in arrears for not less than twenty-one days.
(2) if the Tenant is not duly observing the terms and conditions herein contained, or
any other term or condition of his tenancy, or (3) if the Tenant becomes bankrupt or
compounds with his creditors.


after three months notice if the land is required for any of the purposes set out in
paragraphs (b) (c) (d) or sub-section (1) of Section 1 of the Allotments Act, 1922, or
any statutory modification thereof.

The tenancy may also be determined by the Council or the Tenant by a 12 months or longer
notice to quit expiring on or before the sixth day of April, or on or after the twenty-ninth day of
September in any year, provided always that the Director of Community Services may at his
absolute discretion agree to accept an earlier termination by the tenant.

Any notice may be served on the Tenant either personally or by leaving it at his last known
place of abode or by registered letter addressed to him there or by fixing the same in some
conspicuous manner on the Allotment.