Here the tenancy ends on the expiry of the prescribed term, without notice to quit or any other formality.
The Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Acts 1883 and 1900, already referred to incidentally, contain provisions - similar to those of the English acts - as to a tenant's right to compensation for unexhausted improvements, removal for non-payment of rent, notice to quit at the termination of a tenancy, and a tenant's property in fixtures.
Where there is a lease for a certain period, no notice to quit is necessary.
It may further be noted that in the case of a verbal lease, notice to quit is regulated by the custom of the place (Art.
Local preachers received notice to quit their holdings, labourers were discharged, those who opened their cottages for meetings were evicted, and to show any hospitality to a travelling preacher was to risk the loss of home and employment.