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A retired farm worker, living on a farm in a cottage has Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 protection. He has agreed to move to another cottage with continued protection. How should the agreement be documented?

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Published on LexisPSL on 27/07/2016

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  • A retired farm worker, living on a farm in a cottage has Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 protection. He has agreed to move to another cottage with continued protection. How should the agreement be documented?

A retired farm worker, living on a farm in a cottage has Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 protection. He has agreed to move to another cottage with continued protection. How should the agreement be documented?

Once a person gains the status of protected occupier or statutory tenant under Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (R(A)A 1976), he retains the protection of that Act if another relevant licence or relevant tenancy is granted of the same or another dwelling.

Although Housing Act 1988 (HA 1988) introduced a general principle that new interests granted after 14 January 1989 were to be assured rather than protected by the previous statutory regime,

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