Articles

Articles

Latest News

As part of our service at Harris Tate, we produce a range of legal articles that are published in various media, designed to alert our clients to legal developments that may affect them.

Our legal articles are written by lawyers and legal executives and discuss legal aspects relating to industries, businesses and individuals as well as focusing on everyday legal topics of interest.  These articles provide information to help educate our clients on different topics and current events in the law.  They may raise additional questions.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions or to discuss your individual situation in more detail.

The Swing of the Pendulum

8 June 2018

Proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill) provides yet further amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (RTA). The Bill seeks to address a number of current issues, namely: liability for damage to rental premises caused by a tenant; methamphetamine contamination in rental premises and tenancies over rental premises that are unlawful for residential use.

By Michelle Igasan, Legal Executive

Click here to read the rest of the article...