Landlord not to claim anything in excess of fair rent
9. Save as provided in section 8, where the fair rent of a building has been fixed under section 7 the landlord shall not claim or receive any premium or other like sum in addition to fair rent, or any rent in excess of such fair rent and any agreement or contract stipulating payment of any such premium, sum or excess rent shall to the extent of such stipulation be void:
Provided that nothing in this section shall affect any stipulation for or payment of advance rent for not exceeding three months.
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