47 Landlord to give notice to tenant if premises put on market

(1)

If, at any time after entering into a tenancy agreement, the landlord puts the premises on the market for the purposes of sale or other disposition, the landlord must, as soon as practicable, give written notice of that fact to the tenant.

(2)

When a landlord is offering residential premises as available for letting, the landlord shall inform prospective tenants if the premises are on the market for the purposes of sale or other disposition.

(3)

A landlord who fails to comply with subsection (1) or (2) commits an unlawful act.

(4)

A landlord who fails to comply with subsection (2) commits an infringement offence and is liable to a fine or an infringement fee specified in Schedule 1B.

Section 47 heading: amended, on 11 February 2021, by section 29(1) of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 59).

Section 47(1): amended, on 11 February 2021, by section 29(2)(a) of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 59).

Section 47(1): amended, on 11 February 2021, by section 29(2)(b) of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 59).

Section 47(2): inserted, on 1 May 1996, by section 20 of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 7).

Section 47(3): inserted, on 11 February 2021, by section 29(3) of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 59).

Section 47(4): inserted, on 11 February 2021, by section 29(3) of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 59).