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There is a difference between a tenant and a flatmate. If you have signed the lease or tenancy agreement then you are a tenant and subject to the usual period of notice. If you are a flatmate then you are not subject to tenancy law, and you don't have to give more than reasonable notice, so if you give a week or two notice that is sufficient
Agreements between flatmates are not covered by tenancy law, which means that any arrangements can be negotiated to whatever suits everybody. If there wasn't any agreement about the time to give notice, then it would just be a reasonable period. So if you gave say, two weeks notice, that should be adequate, and she cannot ask you for four weeks rent. And specifically answering your question, you are not obliged to pay anything
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If there is no tenancy agreement and you are just a flatmate, then no, my answer is the same
The Residential Tenancies Act does require that tenancy agreements be in writing. So if there was a tenancy agreement you would be entitled to use all parts of the flat. If you are just a flatmate, with access exclusively to your own room, but sharing the other facilities, and without access to any other room used by other flatmates, then you are not a tenant
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