Agricultural Law, Tax and Finance

Agricultural Law, Tax and Finance

By: A. Lennon (author), R.E.O. Mackay (general_editor)Paperback

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Agricultural Law, Tax and Finance not only deals with the traditional areas of agricultural holdings and farm cottages under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995; it also covers areas such as contracts and agreements, regulations, controls and quotas, property and environmental law, diversification and insolvency. It includes full coverage of the all-important tax and finance aspects, and deals with virtually every problem or situation confronting farmers and their advisers. The work also includes a selection of precedents for agricultural tenancies. * Agricultural holdings * Farm cottages * Rights of way and highways * Share farming * Planning * Quotas * Conservation and land use * Finance, taxation and insolvency * Seeds regulations * Commodity contracts * Plant protection products * Product liability * Trees and forestry * Agricultural water rights

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Contents

Part 1 Agricultural holdings, R.E.O.MacKay: Agricultural Holdings Act 1986. Part 2 Farm cottages, P.R.Williams: Rent(Agriculture) Act 1976; Housing Act 1988; protection from eviction. Part 3 Share farming, W.D.W.Barr: what is share farming?; terms of agreements; share farming and the tenant farmer; finance for the share farmer; share farming and quotas; taxation implications; overview and comparison with alternative short term arrangements. Part 4 Planning, C.P.Rodgers: agricutural activities exempt from planning permission; activities constituting "development"; the General Development Order; planning in national parks and designated areas. Part 5 Product liability, A.A.Lennon: the law; exclusion on liability clauses; leading cases; evidence; preparation for trial; damages; statutory material. Part 6 Quotas - cereals, Elizabeth Kerrigan: terminology of the common agrcultural policy; The Cereals Co-Responsibility Levy Regulations 1988; the Home-Grown Cereals Authority Cereals Levy Scheme (Approval) Order 1987; intervention support buying of cereals; milk, Eleanor Pinfield; potatoes. Part 7 Conservation, diversification and recreation, C.P.Rodgers: the voluntary priciple; designation and protection of special areas; management agreements; agricultural capital grants; environmental impact assessment; statutory material; codes of practice. Part 8 Finance, Touche Ross: requirement of finance; obtaining finance - the business plan; types and sources of finance; method of repayment of debt; level of borrowing; grants. Part 9 Taxation, Touche Ross: income tax; capital gains tax; inheritance tax; value added tax; tax penalties and default interest. Part 10 Insolvency, Touche Ross: personal insolvency (including partnerships); corporate insolvency; creditors; assets; voidable transactions; company directors; cross frontier dealings. Part 11 Seeds, June V.Moore: cereal seeds; herbage seeds; oil and fibre seeds; vegetable seeds; general. Part 12 Grower/merchant contracts, Peter Brown: trade organizations; consumer organizations; arbitration; training and instruction; grower/first buyer contracts. Part 13 Agro-chemicals, G.H.T.Andrews: present day legal controls; specific areas of agrochemical law; case law. Part 14 Forestry, D.C.Holdershaw: statutory controls; felling licenses; trees in a conservation area; preservation orders; nuisance and negligence; trees, timber and property; trees, highways and forestry; plant health.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/12/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780851216966
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9780851216966
  • weight: 3805
  • ISBN10: 085121696X

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