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Rent (Northern Ireland) Order 1978

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Interpretation of Part IXN.I.

58.—(1) In this Part—

  • “the court” means—

    (a)

    the county court, in relation to premises with respect to which the county court has for the time being jurisdiction in actions for the recovery of land; and

    (b)

    the High Court, in relation to other premises;

  • “the owner”, in relation to any premises, means the person who, as against the occupier, is entitled to possession of the premises.

(2) For the purpose of this Part a person who, under the terms of his employment, had exclusive possession of a dwelling-house otherwise than as a tenant shall be deemed to have been a tenant and “let” and “tenancy” shall be construed accordingly.

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