Commentary

426–427 Order for possession

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
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426–427 Order for possession

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D: SECURITY OF TENURE

1: ORDERS FOR POSSESSION

426–427    Order for possession

The Housing Act 1988 provides that a court must not make an order for possession of a dwellinghouse subject to an assured agricultural occupancy except as provided in the Housing Act 19881. The Housing Act 1988 adopts the same approach as the Rent (Agriculture) Act 19762, the Rent Act 19773 and the Housing Act 19854. The Housing Act 1988 makes a clear distinction between three situations:

  1. 427.1

        a periodic tenancy;

  2. 427.2

        a fixed term tenancy that is still subsisting; and

  3. 427.3

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