Residential Tenancies Act 1986

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13AB Address for service


For the purposes of this Act, an address for service means an address given by the landlord or tenant under this Act as an address at which notices and other documents relating to the tenancy will be accepted by or on behalf of the landlord or tenant, as the case may be.


Whenever a party is required to give an address for service, the party—


must give an address of a physical place in New Zealand; and


may, in addition, specify a Post Office box number, email address, or facsimile number as one of the party’s addresses for service.

Section 13AB: inserted, on 1 October 2010, by section 10(1) of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 95).