470. Requirement of 12 months' notice.

(5)     Notices to Quit Agricultural Tenancy

(i)     Length of Notice to Quit

470.     Requirement of 12 months' notice.

Subject to the exceptions listed below, a notice to quit an agricultural holding1 or part of a holding is invalid if it purports to terminate the tenancy before the expiry of 12 months from the end of the then current year of the tenancy, notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in the contract of tenancy2. This provision does not apply:


    (1)     where the tenant3 is insolvent4;


    (2)     to a notice given pursuant to a provision in the contract