Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015

Amendment of section 157 of Principal Act

68. Section 157 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (1), by inserting “, subject to subsections (2A) and (2B) (inserted by section 68 of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015),” after “establish committees consisting”, and

(b) by inserting the following subsections after subsection (2):

“(2A) Subject to subsection (2B), a member of the Board shall not be eligible for appointment to the Dispute Resolution Committee.

(2B) Notwithstanding subsection (2A), the member of the Board who is appointed under section 155 as chairperson of the Board, shall be the chairperson, and member, of the Dispute Resolution Committee for the period for which he or she is appointed as chairperson of the Board.”.