Republic of Ireland Law

Republic of Ireland law questions answered by Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

Hi my name is XXXXX XXXXXm renting the flat from landlord and…

Hi my name is XXXXX...
Hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX renting the flat from landlord and subletting another person. I sign the contract with this person (Tom) but now I gave to Tom notice of termination due to some circumstances: he told me he is working on day time (lie) and now when he is comming back on night time bettween 2-4 am wakking me up every day, stilling my food, doesn't clean after himself. And when I told him he just laugh at me saying I'm silly if "closing the door and other stuff can wake me up" so I gave him notice of termination 14 days. I can't live with him longer like that, getting up at 6am to work everyday...
Contract is only with me, he didn't want to meet actual landlord, as he claims "you are my landlord" and than when I told him about the law sayin "if you living with your landlord he can give you reasonable time of notice of termination" for me reasonable time to stand is 2 weeks.
Now guy didn't accept this notice, and treating me with Citizen information and demanding 28 days notice.
He doesn't have any contract with actual landlord... so...Am I for him an landlord?
What can I do...?
desperate....
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Republic of Ireland Law Question
Answered in 9 minutes by:
10/2/2012
Buachaill
Buachaill, Lawyer
Category: Republic of Ireland Law
Satisfied Customers: 11,146
Experience: Barrister 17 years experience
Verified

Buachaill :

1. Hi Katrina, I regret to say that for Tom you are in fact his landlady or the person from whom he is renting. You are correct that in law you must give him "reasonable notice" but this has been statutorily defined as being for a month if you have a month to month tenancy with Tom and he pays rent monthly. It would only be if it were a weekly tenancy that two weeks notice would be "reasonable notice". Be aware additionally that you are also potentially liable to the REsidential Tenancies Board who govern all situations where a tenant is renting from any type of landlord including where someone is subletting. Accordingly, you should adhere to the law here so as to ensure Tom leaves peacefully and there are no comebacks. If you are really concerned, you can get a solicitor to write him a formal letter setting out the fact that the tenancy is coming to an end and what arrangements you want to make.


Please RATE the Answer positively so that I may get paid

Customer:

He didn't paid me rent for this month and term was 1st of october, and he is living in the flat 3 weeks right now... he moved in 8th of last month

Customer:

I just told him about unpaid rent and he just used very unclasified words saing that with "stupid, idiot, not aware of law people he won't speak (I won't say the most offensive ones because they are not translate for english) Can you give me regulation of law saying I'm his landlord, to leave him a formal notice? I can't speak with him anymore... and if I gave him a notice on 28th Sept for 14 days is that date count if I need to give him 1 month? Or I need to write to him new termination notice and count the days since this termination notice... I can't live with him 1 month... really I can't...

Buachaill :

2. Write him a fresh termination notice simply stating that you have agreed to his suggestion that the notice period shall be one month. In this way you avoid having to give him a fresh termination notice. Simply extend the two weeks notice you gave him. Go to www.prtb.ie where you will find the legislation applicable to all rented tenancies in Ireland. This is the website of the Private Residential Tenancies Board with whom you ought to register if you wish to rent out a room in Ireland. I would suggest you simply ease him out gently if there is tension between you both. Avoid an outright row but simply wait for time to pass.


Please RATE the Answer positively so that I may get paid

Customer:

Thank you a lot!

Buachaill :

Please RATE the Answer positively so that I may get paid. Otherwise the website keeps the money deposited.

Buachaill
Buachaill, Lawyer
Category: Republic of Ireland Law
Satisfied Customers: 11,146
Experience: Barrister 17 years experience
Verified
Buachaill and 87 other Republic of Ireland Law Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a solicitorLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Buachaill Your Own Question
Buachaill
Buachaill
Buachaill, Lawyer
Category: Republic of Ireland Law
Satisfied Customers: 11,146
11,146 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Barrister 17 years experience

Buachaill is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Buachaill

Buachaill

Lawyer

11,146 satisfied customers

Barrister 17 years experience

Dublin Barrister

Dublin Barrister

Barrister

158 satisfied customers

BCL (UCD), LL.M (UCD), Barrister-at-Law (Kings Inns)

cmcsolicitor

cmcsolicitor

Solicitor

157 satisfied customers

and Mediator practicing in Cork, Ireland.

INC

INC

Solicitor-Advocate

96 satisfied customers

LL.B, LPC, LL.M, Pg.Dip, Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

José M.

José M.

Attorney

699 satisfied customers

Spanish Attorney

Thomas

Thomas

Solicitor

45 satisfied customers

UK based Immigration Solicitor

Clare

Clare

Solicitor

37 satisfied customers

Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Republic of Ireland Law Questions
I have been granted a high court appeal for judicial review
I have been granted a high court appeal for judicial review of a Labour Court decision on points of law. 2 of these pertained to the earlier Adjudication officer's hearing and 2 pertained to the labou… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
My question relates to company law, I'm in Ireland I
I had entered into a shareholders agreement while all the company shares were owned by two individuals but both of us have since transferred those shares to holding companies, I need to know if the shareholders agreement is still valid or not because it was between two people but the both shareholders have changed to the two entities? … read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
I have a small business in Ireland that sells goods that are
I have a small business in Ireland that sells goods that are at 0% VAT so am not registered for VAT, the turnover is above the VAT threshold at around €140,000pa.If I sell a new product that does attr… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
Ireland. Can i explain the issue of concern re disposal of
can i explain the issue of concern re disposal of shares in a deceased will? … read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
Can I take an action against our sons primary school for an
Can I take an action against our sons primary school for an injury that happened in December. He had almost a week in hospital and two months out of school. He had to attend weekly therapy sessions fo… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
I am currently paying €120 per week child support for 2
Hi, I am currently paying €120 per week child support for 2 children who live in Skibbereen, Cork with their Mum. I live in Monaghan. I visit to see them once a month due to costs, it costs between €3… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
Following on from a question that I had a couple of years
Following on from a question that I had a couple of years ago. My brother and his ex-wife divorced about two years ago - on her request - after being separated for over 6 years. They had two children,… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
Buachaill,Thank for you reply. You mentioned before if the
CustomerThank for you reply.You mentioned before if the developer did not allow me to sign the agreement that I could can "seek specific performance of the agreement with the developer if he doesn´t c… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
My grandmother died intestate, and my grandparents estate
My grandmother died intestate, and my grandparents estate was never administered. An uncle has been residing solely on the family estate since 1994. Does he have the right to will the entire estate or… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
Both of my husbands parents were born in Ireland. I was
Hello,Both of my husbands parents were born in Ireland. I was wondering if it were possible for me or our daughter to obtain Irish passports because of this?… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
Will the repeal of the 8th Amendment oblige the Irish
Will the repeal of the 8th Amendment oblige the Irish Government to propose, and the Dail to agree, any change in the law concerning abortion; and if such legislation is proposed, will it have to allo… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
My partner and I are seperating and she is moving back to
My partner and I are seperating and she is moving back to Germany from Ireland. She is taking my Son who is 8 years old with her. He was born in Ireland and has lived in my house all his life with us. We are not married so can I stop her taking him to germany or can he decide where he wants to live. … read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
I had to close my account to reactivate membership,sorry if
Hello, I had to close my account to reactivate membership,sorry if you received this question before.My question is ;1. A property developer adjoining my property had submitted a plan to the local cou… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
I type my legal query and a lawyer answers? Where's the
I type my legal query and a lawyer answers? Where's the catch here?!! … read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
Two of my sisters are executors of my deceased mothers will
Hi. Two of my sisters are executors of my deceased mothers will but one refuses to co-operate with the other and probate still has not been granted after 16 months. Can she be obliged to co-operate or… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
We own an apartment where there are annual management fees.
We own an apartment where there are annual management fees. We have had the apartment about 15 years and have paid over Eur10k during this time. During the recession, we fell into arrears with this pa… read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
Can a person with a canadian citizenship that has a criminal
can a person with a canadian citizenship that has a criminal record for a drunk driving charge be allowed through customs to ireland . … read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Lawyer
11,146 satisfied customers
My mother has gifted me €40000 but it has been put into a joint
My mother has gifted me €40000 but it has been put into a joint account I have with my husband. Does my husband now have to pay tax?… read more
bigduckontax
bigduckontax
Secretary
FCCA FCMA CGMA ACIS
4,225 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x