COVID-19 Leasing – Further Update

Current as at 16 December 2020

We refer to our previous articles of 11 May 2020 and 13 October 2020 about the Commercial Tenant Relief Scheme provided by the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020 and the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2020 (the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme).

Extension Period

The Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme has been extended to 28 March 2021 in relation to eligible small businesses for:

  • Rent relief
  • Freezes on rent increases
  • Moratorium on evictions

Refer to our article of 13 October 2020 for further information. If you have any specific concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office to discuss.

This article contains comments of a general nature and is not intended to be relied upon. No responsibility will be accepted by the author for any loss arising from reliance on this article. Legal advice should be sought in respect to your specific circumstances.

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