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This Act shall apply to every tenancy as defined in section 3 of the Landlord and Tenant Act in respect to any land, other than national land or land within a town, and is created under a contract that: (a) is not in writing; or (b) does not provide for a term certain of more than two years; or (c) does provide for a term certain of more than two years and contains a provision whereby either the landlord or the tenant may terminate the tenancy by less than six months’ notice for any reason other than that of non-observance or of non-compliance with any of the provisions of the contract of tenancy; or (d) provides for an indeterminate term, and to every milpa tenancy which exists at the date of the commencement of this Act in respect to any such land or is hereafter created in respect to any such land. It regulates various aspects related to tenancy such as termination, rent, tenants compensation for disturbance, etc. For the purposes of this Act, there shall be established such number of Land Tribunals as the Minister may think fit. A Tribunal shall, upon application, decide on tenancy issues. A landlord or tenant aggrieved by a decision of a Tribunal may apply to the Minister in writing according to Form 4 in the First Schedule for a review of the decision of the Tribunal. The Second Schedule shall have effect in relation to the tenancies to which it applies. (27 sections completed by 2 Schedules)

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