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Business Tenancies Act (Northern Ireland) 1964

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19 F1Compensation where order for new tenancy is precluded on certain grounds.N.I.

(1)Where on the making of an application under section 8, the Lands Tribunal is precluded (whether by subsection (1) or subsection (2) of section 11) from making an order for the grant of a new tenancy by reason of any of the grounds specified in paragraphs ( e), ( f) and ( g) of subsection (1) of section 10, and not of any grounds specified in any other paragraph of that subsection, then, subject to the provisions of this Part, the tenant shall be entitled on quitting the holding to recover from the landlord by way of compensation an amount determined in accordance with the following provisions of this section.

(2)The said amount shall be as follows, that is to say:—

(a)where the conditions specified in subsection (3) are satisfied it shall be twice the net annual value of the holding;

(b)in any other case it shall be the net annual value of the holding.

(3)The said conditions are—

(a)that during the whole of the fourteen years immediately preceding the termination of the current tenancy, premises being or comprised in the holding have been occupied for the purposes of a business carried on by the occupier or for those and other purposes;

(b)that, if during those fourteen years there was a change in the occupier of the premises, the person who was the occupier immediately after the change was the successor to the business carried on by the person who was the occupier immediately before the change.

(4)Where the Lands Tribunal is precluded from making an order for the grant of a new tenancy under this Part in the circumstances mentioned in subsection (1), the Lands Tribunal shall, on the application of the tenant, certify that fact.

(5)For the purposes of subsection (2) the question of net annual value of the holding shall be referred to the Commissioner of Valuation and shall be decided as follows:—

(a)the net annual value shall be that value shown in the valuation list in force under the Valuation Acts at the date on which the landlord's notice under section 4 or, as the case may be, section 5(6), is served;

(b)where no such value is so shown with respect to the holding but such a value or values is or are shown with respect to premises comprised in or comprising the holding or part of it, the net annual value of the holding shall be taken to be such value as is certified by the Commissioner of Valuation to be attributable to the value or values so shown;

(c)where the net annual value of the holding cannot be ascertained in accordance with the foregoing provisions of this subsection, it shall be taken to be the value which the Commissioner of Valuation certifies would on a proper assessment be the value to be entered in the said valuation list as the net annual value of the holding.

(6)The Ministry of Finance may by regulations made subject to negative resolution prescribe the procedure in connection with references under subsection (5).

(7)In this section the reference to the termination of the current tenancy is a reference to the date of termination specified in the landlord's notice to determine under section 4, or, as the case may be, the date specified in the tenant's request for a new tenancy as the date from which the new tenancy is to begin.

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