Rent Restrictions Act, 1960

Provisions as to provisional orders.·

22.—(1) Where a District Justice makes a provisional order in relation to any dwelling, he shall as soon as may be cause a copy thereof to be served on the landlord and on the tenant.

(2) Subject to paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section 23 and notwithstanding section 13 of this Act, the lawful rent fixed by a provisional order shall, as on and from the gale day next following the making of the order and for so long as the provisional order remains in force, be the rent to be paid for the dwelling to which the order applies.

(3) No proceedings shall be taken under Part II of this Act for the determination of the basic rent of any dwelling while a provisional order in respect thereof is in force or an application in respect thereof is pending under this Part.