Legal Interest in Agricultural Land in UK Law

Legislation
  • Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016
    • Scotland
    • January 01, 2016
    ...... rights to land; to amend the law on agricultural holdings to provide for new forms of agricultural ... establish and maintain a register of interests. . (2) Otherwise, the Commission may regulate ... the land giving rise to a right which is legally enforceable by that person, or. . . (f) any ......
  • Law of Property Act 1925
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1925
    ...... I . General Principles as to Legal Estates, Equitable Interests and Powers. Part I. .... (1) The only estates in land which are capable. of subsisting or of being ... . (i) agricultural or occupation leases for any. term not exceeding ......
  • Commons Act 2006
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2006
    ...... An Act to make provision about common land and town or village greens; and for connected ... the relevant part is not used for agricultural purposes. . (3) This subsection applies where ...61). ; or. (ii) a legal mortgage, within the meaning of the Law of ... . (a) the interests of persons having rights in relation to, or ......
  • Law of Property Act 1922
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1922
    ......, to amend the law relating to commonable lands and of intestacy, and to amend the Wills Act, .... Legal Estates, Equitable Interests and Powers. . Legal ...nineteen of the Agricultural Holdings Act, 1908. , shall after. the ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Land Sales and Rental Markets in Transition: Evidence from Rural Vietnam*
    • Nbr. 70-1, February 2008
    • Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
    Impact and desirability of land transfers in post‐socialist‐transition economies have been subject of considerable debate. We use data from Vietnam to identify factors conducive to the development ...
    ...... property rights and restructuring of agricultural production. Even before the collapse of the ..., would therefore be of considerable interest. Such analysis would have to explore the extent ...Legal Impediments to Effective Rural Land Relations in ......
  • Between 'Land Grabs' and Agricultural Investment: Land Rent Contracts with Foreign Investors and Ethiopia's Normative Setting in Focus
    • Nbr. 5-2, July 2011
    • Mizan Law Review
    • Elias N. Stebek
    • (LL.B, LL.M, PhD. Candidate), Asst. Professor; Dean, School of Graduate Studies, St. Mary's University College
    • 175-214
    This article examines whether the land rent contracts and the Ethiopian legal framework on rural land use rights can assure win-win mutual benefits expected from large-scale land transfers to forei...
    ...... article examines whether the land rent contracts and the Ethiopian legal framework on rural land use rights can assure win-win mutual benefits ... industry, and policy reforms in recipient countries.” 34 The interest of foreign investors is 30 ......
  • Access to Urban Land and its Role in Enhancing Business Environment: Multi-track versus Mono-route Land-use Markets
    • Nbr. 9-1, January 2015
    • Mizan Law Review
    • Elias N. Stebek
    • Elias N. Stebek (LL.B, LL.M, PhD), Associate Professor, St. Mary's University, School of Graduate Studies. An earlier version of this article was part of an unpublished research paper titled 'Access to Urban Land for Private Sector Development in Ethiopia' (dated June 9, 2015) which was submitted to Private Sector Development Hub, Ethiopian ...
    • 1-36
    Access to urban land for business activities relates to access to working space, or using and/or controlling a unit of land based on open access, land ownership, land lease, business lease or premi...
    ...... attention to good practices in comparative legal regimes. Key terms Access to urban land, ...Manufactures, for example, have vested interest in the scope and security of lease and ... goods “usually thought of as s ome agricultural product like wheat of a specific grade, and the ......
  • ‘Culturally Unsuited to Property Rights?’: Colonial Land Laws and African Societies
    • Nbr. 40-3, September 2013
    • Journal of Law and Society
    Hernando de Soto, advocate of central registers of land rights, raised the possibility of Africans being culturally unsuited to property rights. This article argues that sub‐Saharan Africa's high p...
    ......, the leading writer on property rights and legal empowerment of the poor. 1 De Soto cites the ... the chief, and, if the land was agricultural, kept it in cultivation . . . The land was ... . . interested in increasing the security of tenure particularly ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Recent Agricultural Tenancy Cases In The Scottish Land Court
    • Mondaq UK
    ......and continued in occupation paying rent. Legally, it is perfectly. possible for the tenant's interest to be inherited by ......
  • Land Acquisition In Tanzania: What Foreign Investors Should Know
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... such land when investing in the agricultural sector. Various construction projects may also ... but investors should be aware of the legal technicalities involved. This article addresses ..., a licence, a usufructuary right and any interest analogous to those interests. A Derivative Right ......
  • Review Of Agricultural Holdings Legislation Interim Report
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... types of tenure, cases brought before the Land Court between 2009 and 2013 and what can be ... at whether registration of the tenant's interest is necessary, if it should simply be presumed ... by leading directories, Chambers UK and Legal 500. The content of this article is intended to ......
  • Land And Farming Bulletin - Spring 2014
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... The Common Agricultural Policy is comprised of two pillars through which ... to expand their businesses - strong interest from neighbours and soil quality remain the key ... Legal intervention. The process only got this far ......
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