Commentary

403 The Housing Act 1988—transitional provisions

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
| Commentary

403 The Housing Act 1988—transitional provisions

| Commentary

403 The Housing Act 1988—transitional provisions

A licence or tenancy granted on or after 15 January 19891 is usually protected as an assured agricultural occupancy2 under the Housing Act 1988. However, the Rent (Agriculture) Act 19763 continues to apply to a licence or tenancy granted after 15 January 1989 where:

  1. 403.1

        it is entered into in pursuance of a contract made before 15 January 19894; or

  2. 403.2

        it is granted to a person5 who immediately before its grant was the protected or statutory occupier of tied accommodation6; or

  3. 403.3

        prior to the grant of the tenancy7, an order for possession

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