Rent Restrictions Act, 1960

Exercise of jurisdiction of Court.

50.—The jurisdiction and powers conferred on the Court by this Act may be exercised—

(a) by the Circuit Court, or

(b) where—

(i) the rateable valuation of the relevant dwelling does not exceed £10, or

(ii) an order for recovery of possession of the relevant dwelling is sought, the rent of the dwelling being a rent which does not exceed such sum as amounts or might amount to £53 per annum, or

(iii) the parties consent in writing to such exercise,

by the District Court.