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Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003

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69Good husbandry and conservation activities

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(1)In subsection (2) of section 85 (interpretation) of the 1991 Act, after “shall” there is inserted “, subject to subsections (2A) and (2B) below,”.

(2)After that subsection there is inserted—

(2A)For the purposes of this Act, conservation activities are to be treated as being in accordance with the rules of good husbandry if they are carried out in accordance with—

(a)an agreement entered into under any enactment by the tenant; or

(b)the conditions of—

(i)any grant for the purpose of such activities paid out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund; or

(ii)such other grant of a public nature as may be prescribed.

(2B)For the purposes of this Act, such use of the land or part of the land, or such change to the land, for a purpose that is not an agricultural purpose as has been permitted under section 40 or 41 of the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 11) is to be treated as being in accordance with the rules of good husbandry..

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