Residential Tenancies Act 1986

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22F Landlord must state amount of rent when advertising residential premises


A landlord must not advertise or otherwise offer a tenancy of residential premises unless the amount of rent is stated in the advertisement or offer.


Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to—


a service tenancy; or


a tenancy described in section 53B(1)(a) (which relates to social housing tenancies).


A landlord who contravenes subsection (1)—


commits an unlawful act; and


commits an infringement offence and is liable to a fine or an infringement fee specified in Schedule 1B.

Section 22F: inserted, on 11 February 2021, by section 17 of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 59).