Commentary

28 ‘Primarily or wholly agricultural’

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
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28 ‘Primarily or wholly agricultural’

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28 ‘Primarily or wholly agricultural’

Substantial diversification will not be permissible if the notice conditions have not been complied with, as the obligation under the agriculture condition is for the character of the tenancy to be primarily or wholly agricultural. ‘Primarily or wholly agricultural’ is an expression used in the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 and not in the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986. Whilst cases under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 may be of use under the farm business tenancy regime, care should be taken in placing too much reliance upon them as the wording of the two Acts is different,

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