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Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978

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Number 16 of 1978


LANDLORD AND TENANT (GROUND RENTS) (NO. 2) ACT, 1978


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary

Section

1.

Short title, construction and collective citation.

2.

Commencement.

3.

Definitions.

4.

Restrictions on application to State.

5.

Regulations.

6.

Expenses.

7.

Repeals.

PART II

Purchase of Fee Simple

General Right

8.

General right to acquire fee simple.

Lessees

9.

Right of lessee.

10.

Alternative conditions to be complied with.

11.

Greatest rent under section 10.

12.

Extension of section 10, condition 7.

13.

Right of lessee under expired lease.

14.

Partly-built leases.

Yearly Tenants

15.

Right of yearly tenant.

Restrictions

16.

Restrictions on right to acquire fee simple.

Purchase Price

17.

Determination of purchase price by arbitration.

PART III

Vesting of Fee Simple in Dwellinghouses

18.

Duration of Part III.

19.

Dwellinghouses.

20.

Vesting by consent.

21.

Arbitration.

22.

Vesting certificate.

23.

Fees.

24.

Duty of Registrar of Titles as to applications under Part III.

25.

Exercise of functions of Registrar of Titles.

PART IV

Micellaneous

26.

Acquisition of fee simple from housing authority.

27.

Covenant for re-entry for non-payment of ground rent for dwellinghouse.

28.

Effect of acquisition of fee simple on covenants.

29.

Effect of acquisition of fee simple on mortgages.

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Number 16 of 1978


LANDLORD AND TENANT (GROUND RENTS) (NO. 2) ACT, 1978


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE FEE SIMPLE IN LAND BY CERTAIN LESSEES AND TENANTS AND THE CONSEQUENTIAL TERMINATION OF THEIR LIABILITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF GROUND RENT, TO AMEND IN OTHER RESPECTS THE LAW OF LANDLORD AND TENANT AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [28th June, 1978]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: