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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 326

Notice to leave

326 Notice to leave

(1) A notice to leave premises must—
(a) be in the approved form; and
(b) be signed by or for the lessor; and
(c) identify the premises; and
(d) require the tenant to hand over vacant possession of the premises to the lessor on the day stated in the notice; and
(e) state—
(i) the ground on which the notice is given; or
(ii) that the notice is given without ground; and
(f) unless the notice is given without ground—give particulars of the ground on which the notice is given.
(2) The notice also must—
(a) state that information about the tenant’s rights and obligations is contained in the agreement; and
(b) inform the tenant that—
(i) if the tenant does not comply with the notice on the handover day the lessor may apply to a tribunal for a termination order without giving the tenant any further notice; and
(ii) if the tribunal makes the order, it also must make an order for possession of the premises in favour of the lessor.
(3) A notice to leave given for a fixed term agreement is not ineffective because the handover day is earlier than the day the term ends.
(4) A notice to leave given for a periodic agreement is not ineffective merely because the handover day is not—
(a) the last day of a period of the tenancy; or
(b) another day when the tenancy would have ended if this Act had not been enacted.
Note—
See also section 349 (1) .



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