401. Tenancies beginning on or after 1 September 1995.

The Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 applies in relation to any tenancy1 beginning on or after 1 September 19952 which fulfils the conditions for farm business tenancies3, except any tenancy of an agricultural holding4 which:


    (1)     is granted by a written contract of tenancy5 entered into before 1 September 19956 and indicating (in whatever terms) that the Agricultural Holdings Act 19867 is to apply in relation to the tenancy8;


    (2)     is obtained by virtue of a direction under the statutory provisions relating to succession to agricultural tenancies on death or retirement9;


    (3)     is granted10 in specified circumstances11 where a successful