| Commentary

14 Meaning of ‘farmed’

| Commentary

14 Meaning of ‘farmed’

The Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 does not contain an exhaustive definition of ‘farmed’, although it does contain this partial definition1:

‘References in this Act to the farming of land include references to the carrying on in relation to land of any agricultural activity.’

The definition of ‘agriculture’ and ‘agricultural’ in the Agricultural Tenancies Act 19952 is identical to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 except for a minor amendment in the definition of ‘livestock’3.

There is no clear indication of whether land used for set aside under previous schemes or land kept in good

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