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Residential Tenancy Act 1997 (No. 82 of 1997)
|Requested: 24 May 2016|
|Consolidated as at: 11 Jan 2005|
10. Residential tenancy agreement
(1) A residential tenancy agreement exists where a right of occupancy of residential premises is granted by the owner of the premises to a person for value
(a) whether or not the right is a right of exclusive occupation; or
(b) whether the agreement is express or implied; or
(c) whether the agreement is oral or in writing, or partly oral and partly in writing; or
(d) whether or not the agreement is for a fixed period.
(2) A residential tenancy agreement is for a fixed period if it is for a period of at least 4 weeks.
(3) The provisions of this Act form part of a residential tenancy agreement.