BY NOTICE BY TENANT
tenant can terminate a tenancy agreement by giving notice in the
approved form where:
the lessor has breached
the terms and conditions in the tenancy agreement.
the property are not fit
for habitation or the property will not be available due to Government
a fixed term tenancy
agreement has ended.
a tenancy agreement is
a tenant terminates an agreement by notice, rent is still payable
until the date specified in the notice of intention to vacate or
until the tenant vacates the property, whichever is the latter.
OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
the lessor has breached the terms and conditions in the lease
agreement, then the tenant can seek to terminate the agreement by
applying directly to the Tribunal or by giving notice to the lessor
by following these steps:
written notice to
remedy-the tenant must give the lessor written notice requesting that
he or she remedy the breach within a prescribed epriod.
breach remedied-if the
lessor remedies the breach within the prescribed peruiod period, the
notice of intention to
vacate -if the breach is not remedied or it can't be remedied the
tenant can give a notice of intention to vacate the property with a
notice within a prescribed period.
breach remedied-if the
breach is remedied during the prescribed period in the notice of
intention to vacate the tenant has the choice of continuing the tenancy
or vacating it at the expiration of the prescribed period.
the agreement is
terminated on the date specified in the notice of intention to vacate.
NOT FIT FOR HABITATION OR NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO GOVERNMENT ACTION
exceptional circumstances where the property is not fit for
habitation (for example, an internal wall has collapsed or the roof
has blown off) or is unavailable due to Government action (an area
has been evacuated for quarantine purposes), the tenant has two
the tenant can terminate
the tenancy agreement by giving the lessor notice within a prescribed
period. The agreement terminates at the end of the prescribed period.
if the tenant does not
give notice to terminate the agreement, then the agreement continues.
However, if the tenant doesn't occupy the property for the period when
the property is uninhabitable, he or she is not liable to pay rent.
When the tenant resumes occupancy of the property, he or she must
continue to pay rent.
THE END OF A FIXED TERM TENANCY AGREEMENT
the end of a fixed term tenancy, for example at the end of a 12 month
tenancy, the tenant can terminate the tenancy by giving the lessor
notice within a prescribed period. However, at the end of the fixed
term period, if a tenant doesn't terminate the fixed term agreement,
the tenancy may become a periodic tenancy.