Agricultural tenancies

Agricultural tenancies guidance:

A farm tenant may be entitled to compensation for disturbance where: • the tenant quits the holding after receiving a notice to quit from the landlord, or • the farm is...

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On the termination of an agricultural tenancy, both the landlord and the tenant may be entitled to compensation. The basis for compensation is mainly statutory, under...

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Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 The Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) provides three different forums for the resolution of disputes in relation to tenancies that...

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Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 Where the tenant quits all or part of a holding to which the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) applies, the landlord may claim...

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Any notice served under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) must, at the bare minimum, comply with the common law requirements in relation to notices to quit,...

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Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 Under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986), either the landlord or the tenant may ‘demand’ that the ‘rent properly payable’ in...

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Eligibility On terminating their tenancy and quitting the holding, a tenant has a statutory right to claim compensation from his landlord for specified improvements begun...

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For the purposes of Part III of the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 (ATA 1995), a 'tenant's improvement' means: • any physical improvement made on the holding (including...

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Qualifying improvements On quitting an agricultural holding to which the Agricultural Holdings Act 1948 applies, the tenant is entitled under the Agricultural Holdings...

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Farm business tenancies were introduced with effect from 1 September 1995. They mark a radical departure from the regime which applies where a tenancy of an agricultural...

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Agricultural workers who reside in property which is owned by their employer (or by a landlord who has an arrangement with their employer) enjoy statutory protection....

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A farm business tenancy is any tenancy of agricultural land that is governed by the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 (ATA 1995). 1986 Act Agricultural tenancies Until 1995...

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Tenants under farm business tenancies do not enjoy any long-term security of tenure. However, the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 (ATA 1995) affords a degree of statutory...

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