Updated to 1 August 2020 (Act No. 6 of 2020 and S.I. No. 281 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 25 February 2018 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2018. (S.I. No. 37 of 2018), art. 2(a)
S. 2 1 January 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 631 of 2015), art. 2
Ss. 3-15 7 April 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 151 of 2016), art.2(a)
S. 16(a)-(c) 7 April 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 151 of 2016), art.2(b)
S. 16(d) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 16(e) 7 April 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 151 of 2016), art.2(b)
S. 16(f) 7 April 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 151 of 2016), art.2(b)
S. 16(g) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 17(a) 7 April 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 151 of 2016), art. 2(c)
S. 17(b) 7 April 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 151 of 2016), art. 2(c)
S. 17(c) 20 April 2017 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Section 17(c)) (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 159 of 2017), art. 2
S. 17(d), (e) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
Ss. 18-21 7 April 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 151 of 2016), art. 2(d)
S. 22 25 February 2018 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2018. (S.I. No. 37 of 2018), art. 2(b)
Ss. 22-24 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 25 4 December 2015 Commenced on enactment
S. 26 insofar as it is not already in operation 9 May 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 216 of 2016), art. 2(a)
S. 26(1)(a)(i) 4 December 2015 Commenced on enactment
S. 26(1)(a)(ii), (iii) 9 May 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 216 of 2016), art. 2(a)
S. 26(1)(b) 9 May 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 216 of 2016), art. 2(a)
S. 26(2) 4 December 2015 Commenced on enactment
S. 27 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(a)
S. 28 9 May 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 216 of 2016), art. 2(b)
S. 29 9 May 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 216 of 2016), art. 2(b)
S. 30 8 January 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of sections 30 and 42 and Part 4) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 4 of 2016), art. 2
S. 31 4 December 2015 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 32, 33 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(b)
Ss. 34, 35 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 36 9 May 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 216 of 2016), art. 2(c)
Ss. 37, 38 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
Ss. 39 - 41 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(c)
S. 42 8 January 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of sections 30 and 42 and Part 4) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 4 of 2016), art. 2
S. 43 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
Ss. 44, 45 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(d)
S. 46 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 47 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(e)
S. 48 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
SS. 49, 50 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(f)
S. 51(1)(a) 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2 (g)
S. 51(1)(b) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 51(1)(c), (d), (2)  1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(g)
S. 52 insofar as it relates to the insertion of Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004), s. 115(4), (5)  1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(h)
S. 52 insofar as it relates to the insertion of Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004), s. 115(6) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 53 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
Ss. 54-56 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2 (i)
S. 57(1)(a) 25 February 2018 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2018. (S.I. No. 37 of 2018), art. 2(c)
S. 57(1)(b) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 57(1)(c), (d), (2)-(4) 25 February 2018 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2018. (S.I. No. 37 of 2018), art. 2(c)
S. 58 25 February 2018 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2018. (S.I. No. 37 of 2018), art. 2(d)
S. 59 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 60(a) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 60(b) insofar as it substitutes Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004), s. 135(4)(a), (b) 9 May 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 216 of 2016), art. 2(d)
S. 60(b) insofar as it substitutes Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004), s. 135(4)(c) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 60(b) insofar as it substitutes Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004), s. 135(4)(d), (e) 9 May 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 216 of 2016), art. 2(d)
S. 60(c) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 60(d)  1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(j)
S. 60(e) insofar as it relates to the insertion of s. 135(6) into the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art 2(k)
S. 60(e) insofar as it relates to the insertion of s. 135(7) into the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 60(e) insofar as it relates to the insertion of s. 135(8) into the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004) 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art 2(k)
S. 61 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 62(a) 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(l)
S. 62(b)(i), (ii) 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(l)
S. 62(b)(iii) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 62(c) 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(l)
S. 63(a)-(c) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 63(d) insofar as it relates to the insertion of s. 139(5), (6) into the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 63(d) insofar as it relates to the insertion of s. 139(7) into the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004) 1 January 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 631 of 2015), art. 2(b)
S. 63(d) insofar as it relates to the insertion of s. 139(8) into the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (27/2004) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
Ss. 64, 65 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
Ss. 66-69 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), art. 2(m)
Ss. 70-73 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 74-84 8 January 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of sections 30 and 42 and Part 4) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 4 of 2016), art. 2
S. 85 7 April 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 151 of 2016), art. 2 (e)
Ss. 86, 87, Schedule 1 March 2016 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 119 of 2016), arts. 2 (n)-(o)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 16(g) repealed Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (14/2019), ss. 1(4), 36(a)
S. 17(d) repealed Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (14/2019), ss. 1(4), 36(b)
S. 17(e) repealed Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (14/2019), ss. 1(4), 36(b)
S. 63(b) repealed Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (14/2019), ss. 1(4), 36(c)
S. 63(c) repealed Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (14/2019), ss. 1(4), 36(c)
S. 63(d) repealed (insofar as it relates to the insertion of s. 139(8) of the Residential Tenancies Act 2004) Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (14/2019), ss. 1(4), 36(c)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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