Residential Tenancies Act 2004
Certain directions to be given in the case of arrears of rent.
119.—(1) Any amount of arrears stipulated to be paid by a determination shall be the gross amount of the rent and other charges (if any) concerned which the adjudicator or the Tribunal considers to be in arrears as reduced by—
(a) any relevant debts due, in the opinion of the adjudicator or the Tribunal, by the landlord to the tenant in accordance with section 48 of the Landlord and Tenant Law Amendment Act Ireland 1860 ,
(d) any other amount which the adjudicator or the Tribunal considers warranted in the circumstances of the case,
and as increased by any amount that the adjudicator or the Tribunal, in all the circumstances of the matter, considers appropriate in respect of—
(i) costs reasonably incurred by the landlord in pursuit of the arrears of rent,
(iii) an amount in respect of the cost of any repairs which fell to be carried out by reason of the failure of the tenant to comply with section 16 (f).
(2) A determination of an adjudicator or the Tribunal in respect of an amount referred to in subsection (1) shall, if any of paragraphs (a) to (d) or paragraphs (i) to (iii) of that subsection have had to be applied in calculating the amount, indicate how the amount was calculated by reason of the application of the paragraph or paragraphs concerned.