Residential Tenancies Act 2004
Period of notice for termination by landlord where tenant in default.
67.—(1) This section applies where the tenancy is being terminated by the landlord by reason of the failure of the tenant to comply with any of the obligations of the tenancy.
(2) Where this section applies the period of notice to be given by the notice of termination is—
(a) 7 days, if the tenancy is being terminated by reason of behaviour of the tenant that is—
(i) behaviour falling within paragraph (a) or (b) of the definition of “behave in a way that is anti-social” in section 17 (1), or
(ii) threatening to the fabric of the dwelling or the property containing the dwelling,
(b) 28 days, if the tenancy is being terminated—
(i) for any other reason (but not a failure to pay an amount of rent due), or
(ii) for failure to pay an amount of rent due and the condition specified in subsection (3) is satisfied,
regardless of the duration of the tenancy.
(3) The condition mentioned in subsection (2)(b)(ii) is that the tenant has been notified in writing by the landlord that an amount of rent due has not been paid and 14 days elapse from the receipt of that notice without the amount concerned having been paid to the landlord.
(4) This section is subject to section 69 .