Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009
29.— (1) This section applies to—
(a) a dwelling referred to in section 28 (1), and
(b) a dwelling referred to in section 28 (3), other than a dwelling which is the subject of a rental accommodation availability agreement.
(2) The letting of a dwelling to which this section applies shall be subject to a tenancy agreement which shall be in writing, in the prescribed form and, subject to subsection (3)—
(a) shall include the terms and conditions specified in Schedule 3 under which the household is permitted to occupy or use the dwelling, and
(b) may include such other terms and conditions as the housing authority concerned considers necessary and appropriate in respect of the letting.
(3) In the case of a dwelling referred to in subsection (1) (b), the terms and conditions of a tenancy agreement shall be subject to the terms of the contract or lease between the housing authority and the owner of the dwelling.
(4) The Minister may by regulations prescribe all or any one or more of the following:
(a) the form or forms of tenancy agreement;
(b) the term of a tenancy by reference to a specified class or specified classes of dwelling and whether the tenancy is periodic or for a fixed term;
(c) the notice periods required for termination of a class or classes of tenancy by the housing authority or tenant, as the case may be;
(d) procedures for termination of a tenancy by the housing authority or tenant, as the case may be.