Residential Tenancies Law and Practice: New South Wales (Paperback)

by Allan Anforth, Peter Christensen, Bill Taylor

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Residential Tenancies Law and Practice, 4th edition, deals with residential tenancy law in New South Wales and the associated procedures in the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal of NSW. The book is fully updated and revised for solicitors practising in this area of law, real estate agents, property managers, investors, landlords, tenants, and community advice centres. Written by experienced practitioners in the area, and up to date to 31 July 2008, it is an essential aid for research and for attendances at the Tribunal. It is particularly for those who wish to obtain a more detailed understanding of residential tenancy law beyond that contained in good consumer manuals such as Tenants' Rights Manual. It contains: The full text of the relevant residential tenancy legislation in NSW as well as the full text of the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal Act and Regulations. Each statutory provision is annotated with descriptions of the cases that have been decided in relation to that provision Commentary to assist readers in understanding how proceedings of the Tribunal are conducted Detailed lists of cases covering the amounts of compensation awarded by the Tribunal and courts for various breaches of the residential tenancy agreement by parties to the agreement A list of cases outlining the circumstances the Tribunal finds relevant in considering whether to evict tenants Amendments made by the Courts and Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2008 relating to appeals from the Tribunal to higher courts and amendments consequent on the Consumer, Trader, Tenancy Tribunal Amendment Act 2008. Anyone working or interested in the field of residential tenancy law in New South Wales will find this volume an essential addition to their library.

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