Act No. 17 of 1999 relating to tenancy agreements (Tenancy Act). | Land Portal

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This Act defines rights and duties of parties involved in agreements relating to the right to the use of property in return for remuneration and provides for arbitration between parties.The Act is divided into 13 Chapters: General provisions(1); Availability for occupation by the tenant and requirements regarding the property (2); Rent and other payment (3); Rent protection (4); The parties’ obligations during the tenancy period (5); Resident representation in certain tenancies of dwellings (6); Inclusion as member of household and sub-letting (7); Change of tenant by transfer or succession (8); The duration of tenancy – expiry (9); Return of property on expiry of tenancy (10); Special provisions for certain tenancies of dwellings (11); Procedural provisions (12); Commencement and transitional provisions; Amendments in other Acts (13).

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