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The Tenancy Deposit Schemes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Appointment of Scheme Administrator

    2. 4.Coming into force of a scheme and amendments

    3. 5.Approval of a tenancy deposit scheme

  4. PART 3

    1. 6.Types of schemes

    2. 7.Custodial scheme

    3. 8.Insurance scheme

  5. PART 4

    1. 9.Operational arrangements

    2. 10.Designated accounts

  6. PART 5

    1. 11.Requirement on landlord to supply information

    2. 12.Where a landlord safeguards a tenancy deposit in a scheme,...

    3. 13.Protection of deposits in a scheme

    4. 14.Landlord application to transfer a deposit

    5. 15.Application for repayment of a deposit – custodial schemes

    6. 16.(1) On receipt of an application from a landlord under...

    7. 17.Repayment by the scheme administrator where there is no disputed amount

    8. 18.(1) Paragraph (2) applies where the scheme administrator does not...

    9. 19.(1) Paragraph (2) applies where the scheme administrator does not...

    10. 20.Repayment by the scheme administrator where there is a disputed amount

    11. 21.If the scheme administrator receives notification that the dispute has...

    12. 22.(1) Paragraphs (2) and (3) apply where, following receipt of...

    13. 23.(1) Paragraphs (2) and (3) apply where the landlord and...

    14. 24.Application for repayment of a deposit – insurance schemes

    15. 25.(1) This paragraph applies where the scheme administrator gives a...

    16. 26.(1) The scheme administrator shall ensure that the designated account...

    17. 27.(1) The scheme must make provision for preventing double recovery...

    18. 28.Requirements when deposit ceases to be protected under an insurance scheme

    19. 29.Notification to tenants – all scheme models

  7. PART 6

    1. 30.Dispute resolution mechanism

    2. 31.(1) The dispute resolution mechanism must be provided free of...

    3. 32.(1) The scheme administrator must refer all disputes to the...

    4. 33.The decision of the adjudicator

    5. 34.(1) Either the landlord or the tenant may apply to...

    6. 35.(1) If, after consideration of an application under regulation 34(1)...

  8. PART 7

    1. 36.Duty to publicise schemes

    2. 37.Duty to produce an information leaflet

    3. 38.Duty to provide updated information

    4. 39.Duty to disclose information

  9. PART 8

    1. 40.Duty to provide annual report to the Department

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The prescribed information to be provided when the tenancy deposit is protected in a tenancy deposit scheme

  11. Explanatory Note

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