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Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968

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9Additional payments to tenants quitting agricultural holdings

(1)Where under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1948 (hereafter in this Part of this Act referred to as " the principal Act") compensation for disturbance in respect of an agricultural holding or part of such a holding becomes payable by the landlord to the tenant of the holding, then, subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act, there shall be payable by the landlord to the tenant, in addition to any compensation payable by the landlord to the tenant, a sum to assist in the reorganisation of the tenant's affairs of the amount prescribed by subsection (2) of this section.

(2)Subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act, the sum payable in pursuance of subsection (1) of this section shall be equal to four times the annual rent of the holding or, in the case of part of a holding, four times the appropriate portion of that rent, at the rate at which the rent was payable immediately before the termination of the tenancy of the holding or part to which the said compensation relates.

(3)In the application of this section to Scotland, in subsection (1) for the references to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1948 and the principal Act there shall be substituted respectively references to the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 1949. and the principal Scottish Act.

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