Residential Tenancies Act 2004
Limitation on certain disputes being the subject of court proceedings.
182.—(1) On and from the commencement of Part 6, proceedings may not be instituted in any court in respect of a dispute that may be referred to the Board for resolution under that Part unless one or more of the following reliefs is being claimed in the proceedings—
( a) damages of an amount of more than €20,000,
( b) recovery of arrears of rent or other charges, or both, due under a tenancy of an amount, or an aggregate amount, of more than €60,000 or such lesser amount as would be applicable in the circumstances concerned by virtue of section 115(3)(b) or (c)(ii).
(2) In this section “dispute” has the same meaning as it has in Part 6.