Written Answers. - Tenancy Terms Provisions.

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asked the Minister for the Environment the number of applications made to the Rent Tribunal in 1988 to determine new terms of tenancy; the number of these applications made by (a) landlords and (b) tenants; the number which were determined by (a) written submissions and (b) oral hearings; the applications which were determined by oral hearings; the number of tenants who were represented by lawyers; the number of tenants who first indicated their intention to be legally represented; the number of landlords who were first to indicate their intention to be legally represented; the number of those determinations which were rent reviews; the percentage rent increases granted in these reviews; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

This is a matter for the Rent Tribunal.