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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT 2010 - SECT 100
Early termination without compensation to landlord
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,
the residential premises--
(i) have been listed on the LFAI Register during
the term of the residential tenancy agreement, or
(ii) were listed on the
LFAI Register prior to the agreement being entered into and that fact was not
disclosed to the tenant,
(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.
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
(5) In this section,
"LFAI Register" means the register of residential premises that contain or
have contained loose-fill asbestos insulation that is required to be
maintained under Division 1A of Part 8 of the Home Building Act 1989 .
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