Commentary

246 Agreements as to compensation

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
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246 Agreements as to compensation

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(c) Agreements

246 Agreements as to compensation

Where a written agreement secures to the tenant of an agricultural holding, in respect of a market garden improvement1, fair and reasonable compensation (having regard to the circumstances existing at the date when the agreement was made), then the agreed compensation is substituted for the statutory compensation for that improvement2.

A landlord and tenant who agree that the holding is to be let or treated as a market garden may by writing substitute the provisions as to compensation known as the ‘Evesham custom’3 for the provisions that

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