581. Crown and Duchy land.

(9)     Special Categories of Land or Landlord

581.     Crown and Duchy land.

With one exception1, the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 applies to land belonging to the Crown2 and the Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall3 and also to land where the landlord4 or tenant5 is a government department holding on behalf of the Crown, subject to such modifications as may be prescribed6.

Compensation payable by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster for long term improvements7 must be raised and paid as an expense incurred in improvement of land belonging to Her Majesty in right of the