Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2021

Amendment of section 134 of Principal Act

7. (1) Section 134 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in paragraph (b) of subsection (3), by the substitution of “subsections (3B) and (4)” for “subsection (4)”, and

(b) by the insertion of the following subsection:

“(3B) A fee shall not be payable in respect of an application to register a further Part 4 tenancy in accordance with paragraph (b) of subsection (1) (inserted by paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section 22 of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 ) of section 134 if—

(a) an application to register the tenancy was made in accordance with Part 7 before the commencement of paragraph (a) of section 23 of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 , and

(b) the fee in respect of that application is paid not later than one month after such commencement.”.

(2) This section shall come into operation on such day as the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage may by order appoint.