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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 October 2017 at 15:13)
Part 3 Division 6 Section 66
66   Tenant must not make alterations to premises without consent
(1)  A tenant must not, without the landlord’s written consent or unless the residential tenancy agreement otherwise permits, install or cause to be installed a fixture or make or cause to be made any renovation, alteration or addition to the residential premises.
(2)  A landlord must not unreasonably withhold consent to a fixture, or to an alteration, addition or renovation that is of a minor nature.
(3)  A landlord may withhold consent to any other action by the tenant that is permitted under this section whether or not it is reasonable to do so.
(4)  A fixture installed by or on behalf of the tenant, or any renovation, alteration or addition to the residential premises by or on behalf of the tenant, is to be at the cost of the tenant, unless the landlord otherwise agrees.
(5)  This section is a term of every residential tenancy agreement.