521. Tenant's rights to compensation under statute.

Where the tenant1 of an agricultural holding2 under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 sustains damage to his crops from any wild animals or birds, the common law right to kill3 and to take which is vested in the landlord4 or anyone claiming under him5, being animals or birds which the tenant does not have permission in writing to kill, he is entitled to compensation from his landlord subject to certain requirements6. Those requirements are that the tenant must give his landlord:


    (1)     notice in writing7 within one month after the tenant first became, or ought reasonably to have become,