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Will a change of landlord have any impact on a statutory tenant’s status, where that tenant currently has a protected Rent (Agriculture) Act tenancy, but is about to become statutory tenant due to termination of his employment?

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Published on LexisPSL on 30/03/2017

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  • Will a change of landlord have any impact on a statutory tenant’s status, where that tenant currently has a protected Rent (Agriculture) Act tenancy, but is about to become statutory tenant due to termination of his employment?

Will a change of landlord have any impact on a statutory tenant’s status, where that tenant currently has a protected Rent (Agriculture) Act tenancy, but is about to become statutory tenant due to termination of his employment?

Farm workers and other occupiers working in agriculture whose accommodation is provided by their employers and who satisfy the agricultural worker condition may have special protection under the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (R(A)A 1976).

R(A)A 1976, s 2(1) makes clear that as long as the tenancy either is, or has been, under qualifying ownership then the tenancy is afforded protection under R(A)A

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