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Private Tenancies Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 5:.Increase in time limits for requirements relating to tenancy deposits

Section 5 amends Article 5B of the 2006 Order. The amendments, firstly, extend the time limit for a deposit to be protected in an approved scheme by changing the time limit in paragraph (3) from 14 days to 28 days and, secondly, give additional time for a landlord to provide the prescribed information to the tenant by amending paragraph (6)(b) from 28 days to 35 days.

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