557. Landlord's compensation for general deterioration.

557.     Landlord's compensation for general deterioration.

Where, on the quitting of an agricultural holding1 by the tenant2 on the termination3 of the tenancy, the landlord4 shows that the value of the holding generally has been reduced by reason of any of the specified kinds of dilapidation, deterioration or damage5 or by the tenant's non-fulfilment of his responsibilities to farm6 in accordance with the rules of good husbandry7, the landlord, in so far as he is not compensated under statute or pursuant to the provisions of a written contract of tenancy8