Residential Tenancies Act 1986

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22G Landlord must not invite or encourage bids for rent


A landlord must not invite or encourage a prospective tenant or any other person to offer to pay an amount of rent for residential premises that exceeds the amount of rent stated as part of the advertisement or offer of the premises in accordance with section 22F(1).


Subsection (1) does not prohibit a prospective tenant or other person from offering to pay an amount that exceeds the stated amount of rent.


A landlord who contravenes subsection (1) commits an unlawful act.

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