Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020

2 Commencement


Sections 5(2) and (4), 19, 74 to 77, 78, and 81 come into force on the day after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.


Sections 31(2) to (4), 37, 39, 50(7), 53(1) to (3), 54(2) to (4), 55, 72(1), and 79(2) come into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.


The rest of this Act comes into force on the day that is 6 months after the date of Royal assent.


One or more orders may be made under subsection (2) bringing different provisions into force on different dates and appointing different dates for different purposes.


Any provision of this Act that may be brought into force under subsection (2) and that is not in force on the expiry of the 12-month period that starts on the date of Royal assent comes into force on the expiry of that 12-month period.