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Leasing & Sharefarming Agreements

LEASING
CANEGROWERS has a standard lease document for use by its members wishing to enter into a simple lease arrangement.   It is for the lease of land for sugar cane production with a term of up to 3 years and an option of up to a further 3 years.  The document has been prepared by CANEGROWERS Solicitors, CJ Cooper & Associates.

CANEGROWERS staff assist members wishing to enter into a lease by ensuring there is a full understanding of the terms of the lease and the legal obligations of both the lessor and lessee.

Information requried:
*  Details of both parties
*  Lot descriptions/s of the areas subject of the lease
*  Term/s of lease
*  Rental for the terms

Documentation Required:
* A recent Title Search for the land/s subject of the lease (which can be obtained from DNRM for a nominal fee)
* A current map identifying the area subject of the lease

Growers seeking to utilise the document should contact Grower Services staff on 4944 2600 to discuss their situation. The provision of this standard lease document cannot be altered, therefore it may not be suitable in every circumstance.
In such situation, it is recommended that growers seek their own legal advice.

This service is supplied free of charge for CANEGROWERS Members.

SHAREFARMING
A Sharefarmer works and operates the farm for the purpose of growing sugar cane including cultivation, fertilising, irrigation and managing the lands and crop on the lands.

CANEGROWERS has a standard Sharefarming Agreement document for use by its members wishing to enter into a simple Sharefarming arrangement.  It is for the farming of land for sugar cane production with a term of up to 3 years and an option of up to a further 3 years.  The document has been prepared by CANEGROWERS Solicitors, CJ Cooper & Associates.

CANEGROWERS staff assist members wishing to enter into a Sharefarming Agreement by ensuring there is a full understanding of the terms of the agreement and the legal obligations of both the owner and the Sharefarmer.

Information required:
* Details of both parties
* Lot description/s of the areas that will be the subject of the Agreement
* Term and any option period of the Sharefarming Agreement
* Rental for the Term/s

Documents required:
* A recent Title Search for the land/s subject to the Sharefarming Agreement (which can  be obtained from DNRM for a nominal fee)
* A current map identifying this area

Growers seeking to utilise the document should contact Grower Services staff on 4944 2600 to discuss their situation.  The provision of this standard document cannot be altered, therefore it may not be suitable in every circumstance.  In such situation, it is recommended that growers seek their own legal advice.

This service is supplied free of charge for CANEGROWERS Members.










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