68 Farm business tenancies

Tenancies beginning on or after 1 September 1995 that comply with the business conditions and the agricultural or notice conditions are farm business tenancies1. There are no special provisions relating to smallholdings.

Particular issues have arisen since 1995 in relation to the addition of land to an existing tenancy under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986. Prior to the passing of the Regulatory Reform (Agricultural Tenancies) (England and Wales) Order 2006, if additional land was added to an existing 1986 Act tenancy it probably operated as an implied surrender and re-grant, and was hopefully covered by specific saving

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