Code of Practice for Retail Tenancies - Tasmania

Description

This code applies to the operation of retail tenancy arrangements within Tasmania entered into from 1 September 1998. It applies to the negotiation, performance and renewal of retail lease agreements. The provisions of the code deal with requirements that apply to all retail premises with a floor space of 1,000 square metres or less, and all small premises in shopping centres.

Leases entered into prior to 1 September 1998 that have not been varied since that date, including options to renew contained in those agreements, are not covered by the new code.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Resources
Comply Code of Practice for Retail Tenancies - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Act(s) name

National Energy Retail Law (Tasmania) Act 2012 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Fair Trading (Code of Practice for Retail Tenancies) Regulations 1998 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Business Affairs

Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading

Department of Justice

Phone: 03 6165 3400
Phone: 1300 654 499
Fax: 03 6233 4882
Email: consumer.affairs@justice.tas.gov.au