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Housing (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 3: Length of notice to quit

Section 3 amends Article 14 of the Private Tenancies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 to provide that the existing 4 week period for giving notice to quit in respect of a tenancy in the private rented sector shall remain 4 weeks if the tenancy has not been in existence for more than 5 years but shall be increased to 8 weeks if the tenancy has been in existence for more than 5 but not more than 10 years, and to 12 weeks if the tenancy has been in existence for more than 10 years.

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