Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1980

Void contracts.

[1931, s. 42]

85

85. (1) So much of any contract, whether made before or after the commencement of this Act, as provides that any provision of this Act shall not apply in relation to a person or that the application of any such provision shall be varied, modified or restricted in any way in relation to a person shall be void.

F16 [ (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a renunciation referred to in

( a ) subparagraph (iii a ) (inserted by section 47 of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008), or

( b ) subparagraph (iii b ) (inserted by section 191 of the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 ),

of section 17(1)( a ). ]

Amendments:

F16

Substituted (20.07.2008) by Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (14/2008), s. 48, S.I. No. 274 of 2008.

Editorial Notes:

E14

Previous affecting provision: subs. (2) substituted (1.09.2004) by Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004), s. 191(3), S.I. No. 505 of 2004; substituted as per F-note above.

E15

Previous affecting provision: subs. (2) inserted (10.08.1994) by Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1994 (20/1994), s. 6, commenced as per s. 1(3); the amending section refers to insertion of subs. (2) after subs. (1), which did not exist, and (1) is inserted for clarity.