OF A TENANCY
the tenant wants to leave or the lessor wants the tenant to leave,
there are certain procedures that must be followed to terminate the
tenancy agreement. Most tenancy disputes arise when the tenancy
agreement ends. It is important that both tenants and lessors apply
the correct procedures when they wish to terminate a tenancy
tenancy agreement can only end in the following situations
a fixed term agreement
ends and the tenant vacates the property on or after the date of
the tenant gives the
lessor notice of an intention to terminate the tenancy and vacates the
property in accordance with that notice.
the Tribunal terminates
the Tribunal makes a
termination and possession order.
the tenant abandons the
a person other than the
lessor may terminate the agreement if he or she is a successor in title
to the lessor.
the tenant and the lessor
agree in writing to terminate the agreement
where the tenant and the
lessor are the same person.
where the lessor or tenant
repudiates the agreement and the other party accepts that repudiation
and the property is vacated.
the tenant or the lessor can seek to terminate a tenancy agreement. A
tenancy agreement can be terminated by giving notice in the
approved form or by the Tribunal, Whether you give notice or approach
the relevant tribunal will depend upon the reasons for seeking