Agrarian Tenures; A Survey Of The Laws And Customs Relating To The Holding Of Land In England…

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byBaron George Shaw-lefevre Eversley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. THE FUTURE OF AGRARIAN REFORMS. The foregoing review of the agrarian conditions of the different countries and communities, which constitute the United Kingdom and its dependent islands, has shown how varied are the actual circumstances in different parts, and how numerous have been the efforts of the Legislature to effect changes in the conditions of ownership and tenure of land, and in the relations of the various classes, which constitute their agricultural communities. Its main objects have been to give greater security to the cultivators of the soil for the outlay of capital and labour upon it, and a greater stimulus to their industry; to multiply small ownerships and holdings of land, so as to create steps on the ladder, by which the lowest in the scale of social life, in rural communities, may rise to higher positions; and to improve the status of and give greater independence to labourers. In furtherance of these objects, the relation of dual ownership of land between landlords and occupiers has been recognised and sanctioned in two of the three countries, in Ireland almost universally, in Scotland partially; the use of State credit by means of loans, at low rates of interest, repayable over a term of years, for the conversion of tenancies into full ownerships, has been adopted on a very large potential scale in Ireland, and tentatively, on a small scale, in England and Scotland. The same process has been sanctioned for the purpose of the artificial creation of small ownerships and tenancies in England and Scotland, through the agency of Local Authorities. The principle of the compulsory purchase of land, for the purpose of benefiting special classes of the rural community, has been sanctioned in England by the Allotments Acts, in Irela...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. THE FUTURE OF AGRARIAN REFORMS. The foregoing review of the agrarian conditions of the different countries and comm...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021716790X

ISBN - 13:9780217167901

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