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FTT clarifies correct procedure for agricultural landlord's notice to quit (Herefordshire District Council v Bayliss)

Published on: 24 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • FTT clarifies correct procedure for agricultural landlord's notice to quit (Herefordshire District Council v Bayliss)
  • What are the practical implications of the judgment?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the FTT decide?

Article summary

Property Disputes analysis: Joseph Ollech, barrister at Falcon Chambers, examines a decision of the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) in Herefordshire District Council v Bayliss that a landlord who proposes to use agricultural land for a non-agricultural purpose that falls within Case B of Part I of Schedule 3 of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) has to wait for planning permission before serving the tenant with a notice to quit, rather than serve the notice before permission is granted and then seek the FTT's consent to the operation of the notice under AHA 1986, s 27(3)(f). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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