Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015

Amendment of section 137 of Principal Act

17. Section 137 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (1) by inserting “and section 137A” after “subsections (2) and (6) ”,

(b) in subsection (2) by substituting “section 134(3)(b)(i) ” for “section 134(3) ”,

(c) in subsection (3) by substituting “in respect of not more than 10 tenancies” for “in respect of tenancies”,

(d) by substituting the following subsection for subsection (6):

“(6) If an application under section 134(2) is not made within the period specified in section 134(2)(b)(ii), the fee to accompany that application shall, subject to subsection (7), be the total amount of—

(a) the fee referred to in subsection (1)(b)(ii), and

(b) an additional amount of €20 for—

(i) each month, or

(ii) part of a month,

falling after the expiration of the period specified in section 134(2)(b)(ii).”,


(e) by inserting the following subsection after subsection (6):

“(7) The fee referred to in subsection (6) shall not exceed the total amount of €240.”.