Originally conceived to counter the glut of production in the early 1970s by EC member states, milk quotas have today become the subject of lucrative but often legally contentious transfer between farmers, landlords and tenants.
Published in answer to an urgent need among practitioners for a standard reference to this field of agricultural law, Milk Quotas is a groundbreaking book written with authority and great insight. Trotman provides a succinct overview of this complex subject, exploring the objectives behind different types of quota, their implementation and administration, possible avenues for reform and the outlook for the future.
* A much-needed book, the first to address the subject of milk quotas from a legal perspective
* Invaluable as a reference source for all practitioners and those concerned with agricultural law
* Explores the many loopholes in the law surrounding milk quotas