Housing (Private Rented Dwellings) Act, 1982

Terms of tenancies.

11.—(1) The terms of every tenancy of a dwelling to which section 8 (1) relates shall be such terms as are agreed between the landlord and the tenant or, in default of agreement, as shall be fixed by the Court.

(2) Whenever, after the commencement of this Act, the rent of a dwelling is increased by agreement between the landlord and the tenant or by the Court, the amount of the increase shall not be payable until—

(a) the terms of the tenancy have been set out in written form and signed by the landlord or his agent and a copy thereof has been furnished by the landlord to the tenant, and

(b) if regulations under section 24 are in force, the landlord has complied with the requirements of such regulations.