431. Stipulation for additional rent or penalties.

It was once common in agricultural leases for the tenant to covenant not to do certain acts, with a stipulation that if he did them he would pay an additional rent, or a sum of money1. However, the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 provides that notwithstanding any provision in a contract of tenancy2 of an agricultural holding3 making the tenant4 liable to pay a higher rent or other liquidated damages in the event of any breach or non-fulfilment of a term or condition in the contract, a landlord