Commentary

247 Tenant’s entitlement to compensation for damage by game

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
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247 Tenant’s entitlement to compensation for damage by game

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7: DAMAGE BY GAME

247 Tenant’s entitlement to compensation for damage by game

The tenant of an agricultural holding to which the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 applies1 is, in certain circumstances, entitled to compensation from his landlord if the tenant has sustained damage to his crops from any wild animals or birds he does not have written permission to kill2. The right to kill and take those animals or birds must be vested in the landlord or anyone (other than the tenant) claiming under the landlord3. The tenant must give his landlord:

  1. 247.1

        written notice within one

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