Circuit Court Rules

ORDER 54

HOUSING ACT, 1966

1. An appeal to the Circuit Court under section 72 of the Housing Act, 1966 (No 21 of 1966), shall be commenced by the issue of a civil bill being a Housing civil bill in accordance with Form 2J of the Schedule of Forms annexed hereto and the general rules as provided for herein shall apply thereto.

2. The appellant shall be the plaintiff and the Local Authority shall be the defendant.

3. The Judge may inspect the premises to which the proceedings relate in any case in which he thinks that such inspection is desirable.

4. An application to the court for an order determining a lease under section 73 of the Housing Act, 1966, (No 21 of 1966), shall be commenced by the issue of a Housing civil bill in the form aforementioned and the general rules as provided for herein shall apply thereto.

5. The applicant shall be the plaintiff and the other party to the lease shall be the defendant.

6. Where the plaintiff is the lessee of any premises, he shall join as plaintiff any person to whom he has sublet, or has mortgaged, the premises, and who consents in writing to be so joined, and as defendant any person to whom he has sublet, or has mortgaged, the premises and who does not so consent.

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