(1) Despite anything to the contrary in any territory law, a residential tenancy agreement must not terminate or be terminated other than in the following circumstances:
(a) if a fixed term agreement ends and the tenant vacates the premises on or after the end of the agreement;
(b) if a tenant notifies the lessor in the form approved under section 133 (Approved forms—Minister) for a termination notice, and vacates the premises in accordance with the notice;
(c) if a tenant terminates an agreement under section 46A because the tenant has accepted aged care or social housing accommodation;
(d) if the ACAT terminates an agreement under division 4.3, division 4.4 or division 6.5A;
(e) if the ACAT makes a termination and possession order in relation to the premises that are the subject of the agreement under division 4.4 , division 4.5, division 6.5 or division 6.5A;
(f) if the tenant abandons the premises that are the subject of the agreement;
(g) if a person takes action in accordance with section 64;
(h) if the tenant and lessor agree in writing to terminate the agreement and the tenant vacates the premises in accordance with the agreement to terminate;
(i) if the tenant and the lessor are the same person;
(i) a party to the agreement repudiates the agreement; and
(ii) the other party accepts the repudiation; and
(iii) the tenant vacates the premises;
(k) for crisis accommodation—if the lessor—
(i) gives the tenant 4 weeks notice to terminate the agreement; and
(ii) has given the tenant information about alternative accommodation; and
(iii) needs the premises to use as crisis accommodation for someone other than the tenant;
(l) if a party to the agreement terminates the agreement under section 64AA because the premises are affected residential premises;
Note Affected residential premises —see the dictionary.
(m) if a party to the agreement terminates the agreement under section 64AB because the premises are an eligible impacted property;
Note Eligible impacted property —see the Civil Law (Sale of Residential Property) Act 2003
, s 9A (1).
(n) if the agreement contains a fair clause for posted people—a party to the agreement terminates the agreement in accordance with the clause.
(2) In this section:
"fair clause for posted people"—see section 8 (4).