Leases in New South Wales

Main elements of a lease

  1. Party details

    1. Lessor
    2. Lessee
  1. Details of premises

    1. Lettable area
    2. Permitted use
    3. Folio identifier
    4. Plans
    5. Inclusions, e.g. car spaces, pools
  1. Term

    1. Commencement and termination dates
    2. Options [for renewal]
  1. Rent

    1. Rental fees
    2. Percentage increases in rent per annum

General NSW Legislation:

Residential Tenancies Act 2010

NSW legislation regarding commercial leases:

  • Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW)
  • Real Property Act 1900 (NSW)

NSW legislation regarding retail leases:

  • Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW)
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