Commentary

328 General position of sub-tenants

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
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328 General position of sub-tenants

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6: SUB-TENANTS

328 General position of sub-tenants

The Rent (Agriculture) Act 19761 provides security of tenure for sub-tenants against a head landlord on the termination of the head tenancy. In order to qualify for protection the sub-tenant must be a lawful sub-tenant who is a protected occupier2 or statutory tenant3 within the meaning of the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976. The protection afforded to the sub-tenant is the same whether the head tenancy is protected by the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976, the Rent Act 19774,the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 or the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995

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