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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 21 October 2017 at 14:00)
Part 5 Division 3 Section 100
100   Early termination without compensation to landlord
(1)  A tenant may give a termination notice for a fixed term agreement on any of the following grounds:
(a)  that the tenant has been offered, and accepted, accommodation in social housing premises,
(b)  that the tenant has accepted a place in an aged care facility or requires care in such a facility,
(c)  that the landlord has notified the tenant of the landlord’s intention to sell the residential premises, unless the landlord disclosed the proposed sale of the premises before entering into the residential tenancy agreement as required by section 26,
(d)  that a co-tenant or occupant or former co-tenant or occupant is prohibited by a final apprehended violence order from having access to the residential premises.
(2)  The termination notice must specify a termination date that is not earlier than 14 days after the day on which the notice is given.
(3)  The termination notice may specify a termination date that is before the end of the fixed term of the residential tenancy agreement.
(4)  The tenant is not liable to pay any compensation or other additional amount for the early termination of the agreement.