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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT 1997 - SECT 7

Premises used primarily as a residence

S. 7(1) amended by No. 45/2018 s. 342(6).

    (1)     This Act applies to a residential rental agreement if the rented premises are used primarily for residential purposes even if a trade, profession or business is also carried on by the renter on those premises.

S. 7(2) inserted by No. 47/2019 s. 53.

    (2)     This Act does not apply to an agreement where the Director of Housing, the Secretary to the Department of Health and Human Services or a registered agency within the meaning of the Housing Act 1983 leases premises to a person or other entity who—

        (a)     does not reside in the premises; and

        (b)     uses the premises to provide residential accommodation to any other person.

S. 7(3) inserted by No. 47/2019 s. 53.

    (3)     This Act does not apply to an agreement under which the Director of Housing leases a share in premises to the co-owner of the premises.

S. 8 amended by No. 45/2018 s. 342(7).



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