< Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

About this bill

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.

Vote counts

63 ayes (supporters)
55 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
1 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Bill read a second time.

Member of Parliament responsible


Yes: Green Party 8 votes

Yes: Labour Party 46 votes

Yes: New Zealand First 9 votes

No: National Party 54 votes

No: Jami-Lee Ross Independent

All data
Bill Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill
Parliament 52
Vote date 4 August 2020
Reading 2
Success Yes
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
Hansard status Final
Ayes 63
Noes 55
Abstentions 0
Absent 1

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