539. Short term improvements begun on or after 1 March 1948 and tenant-right matters.

The measure of statutory compensation and method of calculation for short term improvements1 begun on or after 1 March 19482 and tenant-right matters3 is the value of the improvements or matters to an incoming tenant4 calculated in accordance with such method, if any, as may be prescribed by regulations5.

In the case of tenant-right matters6 no compensation is payable for crops or produce grown, seeds sown, cultivations, fallows or acts of husbandry performed or pastures laid down in contravention of the terms of a written tenancy agreement, unless this was reasonably necessary in consequence of the giving of a direction