Landlord and Tenant Act, 1931

The Court for the purposes of this Act.

5.—(1) In this Act the expression “the Court” means the Circuit Court.

(2) The jurisdiction conferred by this Act on the Circuit Court shall be exercised by the Judge of that Court for the time being assigned to the Circuit in which is situate the tenement or other land in relation to which such jurisdiction is exercised.

(3) The Minister may, after consultation with the committee mentioned in section 65 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1924 (No. 10 of 1924), make rules of court for the purposes of this Act and, in particular, for regulating the practice and procedure under this Act.

(4) Every rule of court made under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made, and if either such House shall, within the next twenty-one days on which such House has sat after such rule is laid before it, pass a resolution annulling such rule, such rule shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.

(5) Unless and until otherwise provided by rules of court, all applications under this Act to the Court shall be made by originating or interlocutory (as the case may require) notice of motion.

(6) Section 61 (which relates to appeals from the Circuit Court in civil cases) of the Courts of Justice Act, 1924 (No. 10 of 1924), shall apply to every order made by the Court under this Act and accordingly an appeal shall lie under and in accordance with that section from every such order, and a court hearing any such appeal shall have all the powers conferred by this Act on the Court.