563. Substituted compensation by agreement: Evesham custom.

563.     Substituted compensation by agreement: Evesham custom.

A landlord1 and tenant2 may agree in writing to substitute the statutory compensation payable in respect of market garden improvements3 for agreed compensation provided it is fair and reasonable4 having regard to the circumstances existing when the agreement was entered into by the parties5. Where the landlord and tenant of an agricultural holding6 have agreed that the holding be let or treated as a market garden7 they may by agreement in writing substitute for the provisions as to compensation which would otherwise be