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Residential Tenancies Act 1999 (NT)

Category: Legislation
Sub Category:Legislation
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Subject Matter:
Summary Information:

 Residential Tenancies Act 1999 (NT) (the RTA) is an act to:

  • fairly balance the rights and duties of tenants and landlords;
  • improve the understanding of landlords, tenants and agents or their rights and obligations i relation to tenancies;
  • ensure suitable mechanisms are provided to enforce rights under the act;
  • ensure tenants are provided with safe and habitable premises under tenancy agreements and enjoy appropriate security of tenure; and
  • facilitate landlords receiving a fair rent in return for providing safe and habitable accommodation to tenants

(Section 3 of the RTA).

Related Entries

Case Law
  • Various Applicants from Santa Teresa v Chief Executive Officer (Housing) [2019] NTCAT 7
  • Young and Conway v Chief Executive Officer, Housing [2020] NTSC 59
  • Cavanagh v Chief Executive Officer (Housing) [2018] NTSC 52
  • Chief Executive Officer (Housing) v Young & Anor [2022] NTCA 1

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