Residential Tenancies Act 2004
Further Part 4 tenancy to arise on expiry of previous tenancy.
45.—(1) If a further Part 4 tenancy continues to the expiry of 4 years from its commencement without a notice of termination under section 34 (b) having been served in respect of it before that expiry, then a new tenancy shall, by virtue of this section, come into being between the landlord and the tenant on that expiry.
(2) Such a tenancy is also referred to in this Part as a “further Part 4 tenancy”.
(3) The commencement date of a further Part 4 tenancy under this section is the expiry of the further Part 4 tenancy that preceded it.
(4) A further Part 4 tenancy under this section shall, subject to Chapter 3, continue in being—
(a) unless paragraph (b) or (c) applies, for the period of 4 years from its commencement,
(b) if a notice of termination is served in accordance with section 42 , until the expiry of the period of notice given by that notice, or
(c) if a notice of termination under section 34 (b) is served in respect of the tenancy giving a period of notice that expires after the period of 4 years mentioned in paragraph (a), until the expiry of that period of notice.