Commentary

305 Consequences of protection

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
| Commentary

305 Consequences of protection

| Commentary

305 Consequences of protection

If the occupier of a dwellinghouse qualifies for protection under the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976, the protection given is broadly equivalent to the protection afforded by the Rent Act 19771. The occupier, therefore, enjoys security of tenure2, rent control3 and the imposition of statutory conditions on the terms on which he resides in the premises4. The protection afforded by the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 is retrospective and applies to occupancies granted prior to its original commencement5. Further, once protection is obtained under the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976

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