HC Deb 28 April 1948 vol 450 c485
Mr. T. Fraser

I beg to move, in page 46, line 42, at the end, to insert: Provided that this subsection shall not apply in relation to any such agreement as aforesaid which was made after the commencement of this section and to which the tenant of a holding within the meaning of the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Acts, 1923 to 1948, is a party, unless the agreement was made after the lease under which the tenant holds the land was entered into. When we were in Committee the Opposition put down an Amendment which had the effect of rendering illegal any agreement under Subsection (4) of this Clause unless it had been entered into subsequent to the signing of the lease of the farm. My right hon. Friend said on that occasion that he accepted the Amendment in principle, subject to examination of the wording. The Amendment now proposed gives effect to the purpose of the Amendment which was discussed in Committee.

Amendment agreed to.