Commentary

9 Other requirements for a tenancy

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)

9 Other requirements for a tenancy

9 Other requirements for a tenancy

A tenancy must be for a definite period (a fixed term) or for a period which is capable of being definite because either party can terminate it at the end of the period (a periodic tenancy)1. The parties, the parcels and the price must be ascertained or capable of ascertainment without the need for further agreement between the parties2.

There is no requirement in common law (or under the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995) that the tenant should pay a monetary rent3. There may be circumstances, therefore, where

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