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Landlords and Tenants Bill needs total redraft, says Tynwald Committee

Thu, 15 Jan 2015


The new Landlords and Tenants Bill needs completely redrafting - already.

That's the opinion of the Tynwald committee which was charged with the task of reviewing the extensive document.

Former Social Care Minister Chris Robertshaw wanted the bill updated to set a minimum standard for rented accommodation on the Island.

During a consultation period a number of landlords voiced their opposition to the planned changes - branding it far too weighted in the tenants favour.

Former MHK Bill Malarkey assisted the Landlord's Committee in an advisory role - he says he's content that the recommendations address this issue:

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