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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 October 2017 at 16:53)
Part 5 Division 2 Section 86
86   Sale of premises
(1)  A landlord may give a termination notice on the ground that the landlord has entered into a contract for the sale of the residential premises under which the landlord is required to give vacant possession of the premises.
(2)  The termination notice must specify a termination date that is not earlier than 30 days after the day on which the notice is given.
(3)  The landlord must not give a termination notice under this section that specifies a termination date that is before the end of the fixed term if the residential tenancy agreement is a fixed term agreement.
(4)  The Tribunal may, on application by a landlord, make a termination order if it is satisfied that:
(a)  the landlord has entered into a contract for the sale of the residential premises that is proceeding under which the landlord is required to give vacant possession of the premises, and
(b)  a termination notice was given in accordance with this section and the tenant has not vacated the premises as required by the notice.