| Commentary

56 General

| Commentary

6: CHANGE OF OCCUPATION OF HOLDING

56 General

If the whole or part of a farmer’s holding is transferred to another farmer due to circumstances such as a farm sale, the grant or surrender of a tenancy or the transfer as part of an inheritance or business reorganisation, both parties need to consider:

  1. 56.1

        how to deal with the entitlements which have been used for the land;

  2. 56.2

        whether the incoming occupant qualifies as an active farmer;

  3. 56.3

        who will submit the claim under the Basic Payment Scheme during the year of the transfer; who will have the land

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