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Residential Tenancy Act 1997 (No. 82 of 1997)
Requested:  22 Oct 2014
Consolidated as at:  11 Jan 2005

47B. Loss following abandonment or early vacation

[Section 47B Inserted by No. 67 of 2003, s. 22, Applied:05 Mar 2004] Following abandonment or early vacation of residential premises, a tenant is liable to the owner for –

(a) rent payable under the residential tenancy agreement from the date of the abandonment or early vacation of the premises until –

(i) the date on which another residential tenancy agreement is entered into; or

(ii) the date at which the residential tenancy agreement for those premises could have been terminated under this Act, if another residential tenancy agreement is not entered into before that date; and

(b) any other loss arising from the abandonment or early vacation.



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