Changes to residential tenancy law

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The Residential Tenancies Act and Regulations were amended on 1 July 2013.  An FAQ was developed to help you in understanding how the updated laws apply to your tenancy. 

How the laws apply to an individual tenancy depends on when the tenancy agreement started. The updated laws do not affect fixed tenancy agreements started before 1 July 2013 and have not ended.   If your fixed term agreement started after 1 July 2013 or was rolled over into a periodic agreement then it is a new agreement and the updated laws apply. 

The updated laws include:

Need more help?

The FAQ provides further information on how the changes are applied to agreements made prior to 1 July 2013.

Changes to residential tenancy law FAQ

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