Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978

Covenant for re-entry for non-payment of ground rent for dwellinghouse.


27.—(1) Where a person is entitled to acquire the fee simple in a dwellinghouse by virtue of Part II a convenant giving the lessor a right to re-enter and take possession of the premises where rent is in arrear shall not be enforceable against him but this shall not affect any other civil remedy of the lessor.

(2) Section 52 of the Landlord and Tenant Law Amendment Act, Ireland, 1860 (which provides for proceedings for ejectment for non-payment of a year's rent) shall not apply to a dwellinghouse to which subsection (1) relates.