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Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 1991

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29 Notice to quit part of holding to be valid in certain cases.S

(1)A notice to quit part of an agricultural holding held on a tenancy from year to year shall not be invalid on the ground that it relates to part only of the holding if it is given—

(a)for the purpose of adjusting the boundaries between agricultural units or of amalgamating agricultural units or parts thereof, or

(b)with a view to the use of the land to which the notice relates for any of the purposes mentioned in subsection (2) below,

and the notice states that it is given for that purpose or with a view to such use, as the case may be.

(2)The purposes referred to in subsection (1)(b) above are—

(a)the erection of farm labourers’ cottages or other houses with or without gardens;

(b)the provision of gardens for farm labourers’ cottages or other houses;

(c)the provision of allotments;

(d)the provision of small holdings under the Small Landholders (Scotland) Acts 1886 to 1931, or of such holdings as are referred to in section 64 of the M1Agriculture (Scotland) Act 1948;

(e)the planting of trees;

(f)the opening or working of coal, ironstone, limestone, brick-earth, or other minerals, or of a stone quarry, clay, sand, or gravel pit, or the construction of works or buildings to be used in connection therewith;

(g)the making of a watercourse or reservoir;

(h)the making of a road, railway, tramroad, siding, canal or basin, wharf, or pier, or work connected therewith.

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