Kieran v Dunne

Judgment Date01 January 1920
Date01 January 1920
CourtCircuit Court
Cir. Cas.,
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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