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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast serves as an overview and update of the law on agricultural tenancies. It looks firstly at recent changes to rent reviews and the possible consequences. Secondly it examines the necessary to qualify for full succession rights to the tenancy, including occupancy and suitability regimes. The podcast goes on to examine the security of tenure provisions and how recent legislative changes have affected landlords and tenants in this regard. Finally the podcast ends with a discussion of the changes to the leasehold dispute resolution procedure

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the legal framework that governs agricultural tenancies;
  • Understand the current rules on rent review;
  • Know the major issues surrounding the right of a tenant to automatically succeed to the tenancy, including occupancy and suitability requirements;
  • Understand the security of tenure provisions and how they operate between different types of agricultural tenancy;
  • Know the changes to the dispute resolution procedure and what points of dispute are most common.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Mason v Boscawen [2008] EWHC 3100 (Ch);
  • Keene v Guy's and St. Thomas' Charity 2004 ALT Decision;
  • Agricultural Holdings Act 1986;
  • Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995;
  • Arbitration Act 1996;
  • Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006.

This podcast serves as an overview and update of the law on agricultural tenancies. It looks changes to rent reviews, succession rights to the tenancy, including occupancy and suitability regimes and security of tenure.

Podcast added: 13/03/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-07-25

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