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Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 August 2017 at 22:21)
Part 4 Section 78
78   Death of co-tenant
(1)  On the death of a co-tenant leaving one or more other co-tenants under a residential tenancy agreement, the remaining co-tenants may continue the tenancy or give the landlord a termination notice that has a termination date not earlier than 21 days after the day on which the notice is given.
(2)  If a tenancy is continued under this section, the remaining co-tenants are taken to be the only tenants under the residential tenancy agreement on and from the death of the deceased tenant.
(3)  This section applies whether or not the fixed term of the residential tenancy agreement has ended if it is a fixed term agreement.