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Posted on 10 Sep 2021

New Rent Relief Regulations for Commercial Leases

As flagged in my earlier article, the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations 2021 are now in effect and set out the requirements for rent relief for eligible tenants and eligible leases and licences. Unfortunately…

Posted on 11 Nov 2020

COVID-19 Rent Relief Regulations for Commercial Leases & Licences

The COVID-19 Commercial Leases and Licences Regulations have been amended to extend the relevant period for rent relief to 31 December 2020. There are also a number of other significant changes including the following:…

Posted on 9 Apr 2020

Mandatory Code of Conduct for Commercial Leases During the Coronavirus

Last week the National Cabinet issued a statement confirming that it had met and agreed: That “states and territories would implement the attached mandatory Code of Conduct (the Code), including via legislation or regulation…

Posted on 27 Mar 2020

Effect of Coronavirus Measures on Retail Leases

Aside from the health and safety fears and concerns about the economic impact generally of the coronavirus, landlords and tenants will also be deeply concerned about its effect on business and the effect of…