This bill makes a range of changes to make the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 fit for modern renting situations in New Zealand by increasing security of tenure for tenants; promoting good-faith relationships in the renting environment; modernising and clarifying the Act to reflect the modern renting market and environment; enhancing powers and tools for the chief executive of the department responsible for the administration of the Act; and supporting tenants' ability to assert their legal rights.
63 ayes (supporters)
55 noes (opposers)
Motion agreed to; Bill read a second time.
|Bill||Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill|
|Vote date||4 August 2020|
|Reason||A party vote was called for on the question, That the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill be now read a second time.|
|Outcome||Bill read a second time.|
|Vote type||Party vote|
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