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Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 August 2017 at 10:18)
Part 5 Division 3 Section 99
99   Rent increases during long-term fixed term leases—termination notice by tenant
(1)  This section applies to a fixed term agreement for a fixed term of 2 years or more.
(2)  A tenant may give a termination notice on the ground that the rent has been increased.
(3)  The termination notice must specify a termination date that is not earlier than 21 days after the day on which the notice is given and must be given before the rent increase takes effect.
(4)  The termination notice may specify a termination date that is before the end of the fixed term.
(5)  The tenant is not liable to pay any compensation or other additional amount for the early termination of the agreement.