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Ground Rents Act (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Exclusion of re-possession of land while redemption is pendingN.I.

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8.—(1) Without prejudice to any other civil remedy of the rent-owner or a superior owner while the redemption of a ground rent is pending—

(a)any covenant giving the rent-owner or a superior owner a right to enter or re-enter the land when ground rent or a superior rent is in arrear, or in the event of any other breach of covenant, is not enforceable;

(b)section 52 of the Landlord and Tenant Law Amendment Act, Ireland, 1860 (c. 154) (proceedings for ejectment when year's rent in arrear) does not apply to the land.

(2) For the purposes of this section redemption of a ground rent is pending between the making of an application under section 4(1) and the sealing of a certificate of redemption.

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