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Housing (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 2: Tenancy deposit schemes

Section 2 inserts in the Private Tenancies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 a new Article 5A, which enables the Department to make regulations providing for schemes to safeguard deposits paid by tenants in the private rented sector, and a new Article 5B which places on private landlords certain obligations relating to such schemes.

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