Kieran v Dunne

JurisdictionIreland
CourtCircuit Court
Judgment Date01 Jan 1920
Cir. Cas.,
Kieran
and
Dunne (Appellant)

Alternative accommodation available for the tenant - Onus of finding same on both landlord and tenant - Increase of Rent, c., Amendment Act, 1919, 9 10 Geo. V., c. 90.

Where a landlord determined a tenancy to which the Increase of Rent, &c., Acts applied by notice to quit, and proved that he required the premises for one of his labourers, a decree for possession may be given, although the plaintiff has not shown that alternative accommodation is available. While the plaintiff may have the onus of proving that there is available alternative accommodation, the defendant has also the onus of...

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