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Damages or injunction — the testThe primary remedy for breach of a restrictive covenant is a permanent injunction to restrain the breach. However, the...
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9th Nov
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The second edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions came into force on 1 June 2004 and these conditions are incorporated into many...
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9th Nov
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Official search with priority—registered land or seller’s title pending first registrationHow and when to search?An official search with priority will...
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9th Nov
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What is a rent deposit?A rent deposit is a sum of money that is deposited by a tenant when it takes a lease of premises as security against the...
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9th Nov
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In Scotland, at common law, a lease does not actually end on the specified expiry date (ish) unless:•either party gives correct and timeous...
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The rule against derogation from grant applies in addition to any obligation of quiet enjoyment. It is not excluded by an express covenant for quiet...
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9th Nov
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The ‘ad medium filum’ rule is a rebuttable presumption that an owner of land which abuts either:•a public or private highway, or•a non-tidal river or...
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9th Nov
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Sale by a mortgagee destroys the equity of redemption in the mortgaged property. The sale defeats the rights of all subsequent incumbrancers, whose...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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9th Nov
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When transferring an interest in land, any fixtures form part of the land and are transferred with it, unless there is express provision to the...
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9th Nov
Precedents
An adaptable Word version of this Precedent can be saved, downloaded or printed from this link:Completion statement—saleThis Precedent is a template...
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9th Nov
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Generally, the tenant remains liable for the rent even though the premises have become unusable. Consequently, leases normally contain a provision...
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9th Nov
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How should the money be transmitted?Most contracts relating to commercial property incorporate either the second or third editions of the Standard...
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9th Nov
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The Third EditionThe third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017. It is an update to Standard...
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9th Nov
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Contracts are often drafted on the basis that a condition or conditions must be satisfied before completion takes place (a condition precedent)....
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9th Nov
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A sub-sale is where A contracts to sell a property to B but, before completing the purchase from A, B then contracts to sell the property to C. There...
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9th Nov

Most recent Agricultural tenancies content

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[LR1. Date of the lease[date]LR2. Title Number(s)LR2.1 Landlord's title number(s)[title numbers out of which this lease is granted. Leave blank if not...
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9th Apr
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Improvements are the only matters for which a tenant under a farm business tenancy may can claim compensation at the end of the term. For the purposes...
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8th Apr
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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,...
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8th Apr
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Agricultural Holdings Act 1986Where a tenancy agreement is governed by the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, the obligations of the landlord and the...
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8th Apr
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Agricultural Holdings Act 1986Where the tenant quits all or part of a holding to which the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) applies, the...
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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On the termination of an agricultural tenancy, including where termination is the result of the landlord serving a notice to quit, both the landlord...
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8th Apr
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Agricultural Holdings Act 1986The Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) provides three different forums for the resolution of disputes in relation...
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8th Apr
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EligibilityOn terminating their tenancy and quitting an agricultural holding, the tenant has a statutory right under the Agricultural Holdings Act...
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8th Apr
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Qualifying improvementsOn quitting an agricultural holding to which the Agricultural Holdings Act 1948 applies, the tenant is entitled under the...
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8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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29th Mar
Q&As
An employee in occupation of premises belonging to his employer may be a tenant or a licensee. Such a licensee is often referred to as a ‘service...
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26th Mar
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Statutory rights of succession in relation to an agricultural tenancy only exist if the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) applies to that...
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24th Mar
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UPDATE: The Single Farm Payment Scheme has been replaced in its entirety by the Basic Payment Scheme under the Common Agricultural Policy 2014–2020....
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3rd Mar
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Farm business tenancies were introduced with effect from 1 September 1995 by the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 (ATA 1995). They mark a radical...
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3rd Mar
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Farm business tenanciesA farm business tenancy is any tenancy of agricultural land that is governed by the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 (ATA 1995)....
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24th Feb
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With some exceptions, the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) applies only to agreements entered into before 1 September 1995. An agricultural...
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24th Feb
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Agricultural Holdings Act 1986A landlord and tenant may reach any agreement that they choose in relation to assignment, sub-letting or parting with...
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24th Feb
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Agricultural Holdings Act 1986Under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986), either the landlord or the tenant may ‘demand’ that the ‘rent...
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24th Feb

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