Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) Act, 1967

Amendment of section 58 of Act of 1931.

28.—Section 58 of the Act of 1931 is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (2) of the following subsections:

“(3) In every lease (whether made before or after the passing of this Act) of a tenement in which there is contained a covenant, condition or agreement prohibiting, eitherexpressly or by virtue of subsection (1) of this section, the making thereon of any improvement without the licence or consent of the lessor, such covenant, condition or agreement shall, notwithstanding any express provision to the contrary, be subject to a proviso that no fine or sum of money in the nature of a fine (other than a reasonable sum in respect of legal or other expenses incurred by him in connection with such licence or consent) nor any increase of rent shall be payable for or in respect of such licence or consent.

(4) In this section ‘improvement’ has the meaning assigned to it by the Landlord and Tenant (Reversionary Leases) Act, 1958 .”