Residential Tenancies Act 2004
Right of Tribunal or adjudicator not to deal with reference.
85.—(1) The Tribunal or an adjudicator shall, if the Tribunal or adjudicator is of opinion that paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) of section 84(1) applies to a dispute with which it or he or she is dealing, not deal any further with the dispute.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if—
( a) previously the Board, in consequence of the procedures under section 84 having been employed by it in relation to the dispute, decided that an opinion formed by it (being a like opinion to that subsequently formed by the Tribunal or adjudicator) in relation to the dispute was not well founded, or
( b) a decision of the Board, in consequence of those procedures having been employed by it, in relation to the dispute (being a decision of a like kind to the opinion subsequently formed by the Tribunal or adjudicator) was the subject of an appeal under section 84(5) and the Circuit Court, on that appeal, directed the Board to deal with the dispute.