Salmon McCarthy

JurisdictionIreland
Judgment Date11 March 1925
Docket Number(1924. No. 75.)
Date11 March 1925
CourtSupreme Court (Irish Free State)
S. C.,
Rinn
and
M'Carthy

Letting "for a temporary convenience or to meet a temporary necessity" - Whether the purpose of the letting must be stated - Letting agreement not signed by tenant - Rent paid - Position of tenant -Estoppel - Six months' tenancy renewed from time to time - Notice to quit - Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881 (44 45 Vict., c. 49), s. 58 (7) -Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest (Restrictions) Act, 1923 (No. 19 of 1923), s. 4 (8).

The Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest (Restrictions) Act, 1923, s. 4 (1) provides:—"No order or judgment for the recovery of possession of any dwellinghouse to which this Act applies, or for the ejectment of a tenant therefrom, shall be made or given unless" certain conditions are fulfilled; and by sub-s. 8:—"This section shall not apply to any dwellinghouse let to a tenant . . . for the temporary convenience, or to meet a temporary necessity either of the landlord or tenant." Defendant signed an agreement to take plaintiff's house (to which the Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest (Restrictions) Act, 1923, applied) for a period of six months, to cover the period during which the plaintiff expected to be in America, this purpose of the letting being explained to the defendant although not expressed in the document. On the expiration of the six months, another agreement for six months was signed by the defendant, and on its expiration a further agreement for six months was also signed by him on similar terms. Thereafter, for four periods of six months each, similar agreements were sent to the defendant for signature, but he did not sign...

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    • Supreme Court (Irish Free State)
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