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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 12

Residential tenancy agreement

12 Residential tenancy agreement

(1) A
"residential tenancy agreement" is an agreement under which a person gives to someone else a right to occupy residential premises as a residence.
(2) Subsection (1) applies whether or not the right is a right of exclusive occupation.
(3) Subsection (1) also applies whether the agreement is—
(a) wholly in writing, wholly oral or wholly implied; or
(b) partly in a form mentioned in paragraph (a) and partly in 1 or both of the other forms.
(4) An agreement is not a residential tenancy agreement if it is a rooming accommodation agreement.
(5) However, an agreement is a residential tenancy agreement if it is taken to be a residential tenancy agreement under section 18 .



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