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The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) Order 1989

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Assessment of productive capacity of land

2.—(1) Paragraph (2) of this article has effect for the purpose of the assessment of the productive capacity of a unit of agricultural land, in order to determine whether that unit is a commercial unit of agricultural land within the meaning of subparagraph (1) of paragraph 3 of Schedule 6 to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.

(2) Where the land in question would be capable, when farmed under competent management, of carrying or producing any such livestock, crop etc, as is mentioned in any entry in column 1 of the Schedule–

(a)the unit of production prescribed in relation to that use of the land shall be the unit specified in column 2 of the Schedule opposite to that entry, and

(b)the amount which, for the period of 12 months beginning with 12th September 1989, is to be regarded for the purposes of the said paragraph 3 as the net annual income from that unit of production in that period shall be the amount so specified in column 3 of the Schedule.

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