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Tenancy Agreement

Once you have selected your plot, you will sign a Tenancy Agreement. It contains a list of legal requirements, known as stipulations, which all tenants must adhere to.

The following stipulations are contained within the Tenancy Agreement

1) The rent shall be paid on the 1st April every year.

2) The Tenant shall use the said allotment for the purpose of an allotment garden only as defined in Section 2 of the Allotments Act 1922.

3) The Tenant shall comply with the Rules and Regulations made from time to time by the Landlords under the Allotment Acts 1908 to 1950 or any statutory amendment or modification thereof and such Rules and Regulations of which those in force at the date hereof as set out in the Schedule hereto shall be incorporated in this tenancy.

4) The Landlords reserve to themselves their officers servants and persons authorised by them the right to enter at all reasonable times upon the allotment to examine the state and condition thereof or for any other reasonable cause.

5) UPON THE DETERMINATION OF THIS TENENCY WITH TENANT SHALL DELIVER TO THE LANDLORDS THE ALLOTMENT IN A PROPER STATE OF CULTIVATION.

6) If the above reserved rent shall at any time or times be in whole or in part in arrears and unpaid for fourteen days after becoming due (whether formally demanded or not) or if any of the Stipulations herein contained on the Tenant's part shall not be performed or observed or if the Tenant shall become bankrupt or make any composition with his creditors it shall be lawful for the Landlords at any time thereafter to re-enter and take possession of the allotment and thereupon this tenancy shall absolutely determine.

7) If and whenever the allotment s required for any of the purposes named in paragraphs (b) (c) or (d) of subsection 1 of Section 1 of the Allotments Act 1922 the Landlords may after three months previous notice in writing to the Tenant re-enter and take possession of the allotment and thereupon this tenancy shall absolutely determine.

8) Upon the determination of this tenancy whether by notice to quit or re-entry the provisions of the Allotment Acts 1908 to 1950 or any statutory amendment or modification thereof with regard to the payment of any compensation by the Landlords or by the Tenant in an appropriate case or to the right of set-off shall apply.

9) Any notice may be served on the Tenant either personally or by leaving it at his known place of abode or by letter sent by ordinary post addressed to him there or by fixing the same in some conspicuous manner on the allotment.