Code Conduct commercial leasing COVID-19

Government releases Code of Conduct on commercial leasing during COVID-19

The National Cabinet has agreed to state and territory governments implementing a mandatory Code of Conduct relating to commercial leasing during COVID-19. The purpose of the code is to impose a set of good faith leasing principles for application to commercial tenancies between landlords and tenants. It includes circumstances where the tenant is a small-medium sized business – with an annual turnover of up to $50 million – and fits the same criteria for the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper program.
Read More