Rent Restrictions Act, 1960

Basic rent of controlled dwellings to which section 7 does not apply.

9.—(1) This section applies to every controlled dwelling other than controlled dwellings to which section 7 of this Act applies.

(2) The basic rent of a controlled dwelling to which this section applies shall be determined by the Court and shall be a rent of such amount as the Court considers reasonable having regard as far as possible to the basic rents of controlled dwellings which are comparable in regard to location, accommodation, amenities, state of repair and rateable valuation.

(3) For the purpose of the determination by the Court of the basic rent under this section, the tenant shall be deemed to be responsible for the rates.