Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1980

Void contracts.

[1931, s. 42]


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

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

of section 17(1)(a). ]




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

Editorial Notes:


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.


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.