Search Legislation

Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

93Interpretation

This section has no associated Explanatory Notes

In this Act (unless the context requires otherwise)—

  • “the 1991 Act” means the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 1991 (c. 55);

  • “1991 Act tenancy” is to be construed in accordance section 1;

  • “agriculture” is to be construed in accordance with section 85 (interpretation) of the 1991 Act; and “agricultural” and “non-agricultural” are to be construed accordingly;

  • “agricultural land” means land used for agriculture for the purposes of a trade or business;

  • “fixed equipment” is to be construed by reference to section 85 of the 1991 Act;

  • “the Land Court” means the Scottish Land Court;

  • “landlord” means any person for the time being entitled to receive the rents under a lease constituting a tenancy and includes the executor, assignee, legatee, disponee, guardian, legal representative (within the meaning of Part I of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36)) or permanent or interim trustee (within the meaning of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (c. 66)), of a landlord;

  • “limited duration tenancy” is to be construed in accordance with section 5;

  • “the Parliament” means the Scottish Parliament;

  • “short limited duration tenancy” is to be construed in accordance with section 4;

  • “tenant” means the holder of land under a tenancy constituted by a lease and includes the executor, assignee, legatee, disponee, guardian, legal representative (within the meaning of Part I of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995) or permanent or interim trustee (within the meaning of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985), of a tenant;

  • “termination”, in relation to a tenancy, means the termination of the lease constituting the tenancy.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Show Explanatory Notes for Sections: Displays relevant parts of the explanatory notes interweaved within the legislation content.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Scottish Executive department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources