Residential Tenancies Act 2004

Circumstances of landlord or tenant not to be taken account of in certain cases.

120

120.—(1) If the dispute being dealt with by a mediator, adjudicator or the Tribunal relates to the amount of the rent that ought to be set under a tenancy at a particular time or as to when a review of such rent ought to take place, the circumstances, financial or otherwise, of the landlord or tenant may not be taken into consideration—

(a) by the mediator in taking any of the steps mentioned in section 95, or

(b) by the adjudicator or the Tribunal in determining the dispute.

(2) The reference in subsection (1) to the setting of the rent under a tenancy shall be construed in accordance with section 19(2).

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C71

Subs. (2) applied with modifications (19.08.2021) by Affordable Housing Act 2021 (25/2021), s. 33(14), S.I. No. 424 of 2021.

Setting and review of rent in cost rental tenancy

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(14) The provisions of the Act of 2004 specified in column (2) of the Table to this section at each reference number shall apply to cost rental tenancies as if the provisions of the Act of 2004 specified at the same reference number in column (3) of the Table were references to the provisions of this section specified at the same reference number in column (4) of the Table, subject, where relevant, to any proviso specified at the same reference number in column (5).

Table

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Section of Act of 2004

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Provisions of Act of 2004 referenced

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Substituted provisions of this section

(4)

Proviso

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5.

section 120(2)

section 19(2)

subsection (3)

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