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Part II of the Companies Act R. This Act applies to rental agreements existing on the effective date or entered into or renewed on or after that date, notwithstanding any agreement, waiver or statement to the contrary. Subject to the Civil Service Act R. C-8, the Commission may appoint a person as the Director of Residential Rental Property. Director entry to the residential premises in question.

Compliance with an inspection order may be enforced by injunction upon application by the Director to the court. The Director may delegate any of his functions under this Act, with the exception of those functions excluded by regulation. The rentalsman appointed under section 2 of the Rent Review Act R. R-13 shall act as and be deemed to be the Director until another is appointed in his stead. The relationship of lessor and lessee is one of contract and a rental agreement does not confer on a lessee an interest in land.

Subject to this Part, the common law rules respecting the effect of the breach of a material covenant by one party to a contract on the obligation to perform by the other party apply to rental agreements. The doctrine of frustration of contract applies to rental agreements. The lessor shall keep the premises in a good state of repair and fit for habitation during the tenancy and shall comply with any enactment respecting standards of health, safety or housing notwithstanding any state of non-repair that may have existed at the time the agreement was entered into. Where the lessor provides or pays for a service or facility to the lessee that is reasonably related to the lessee’s continued use and enjoyment of the premises, such as heat, water, electric power, gas, appliances, garbage collection, sewers or elevators, the lessor shall not discontinue providing or paying for that service to the lessee without permission from the Director. The lessee and any person admitted to the premises by the lessee shall conduct themselves in such a manner as not to interfere with the possession, occupancy or quiet enjoyment of other lessees.

The lessee shall be responsible for the ordinary cleanliness of the interior of the premises and for the repair of damage caused by any wilful or negligent act of the lessee or of any person whom the lessee permits on the premises, but not for damage caused by normal wear and tear. Where a fixed term rental agreement is for a period greater than six months, the lessee may assign or sublet the premises subject to the consent of the lessor, which consent will not unreasonably be withheld or charged for unless the lessor has actually incurred expense in respect of the grant of consent, in which case he shall be entitled to recover such reasonable expenses as were actually incurred. N-11 or the Housing Corporation Act R. Except in the case of an emergency, the lessor shall not enter the premises without the consent of the lessee unless the lessor has served written notice stating the date and time of the entry to the lessee at least twenty-four hours in advance of the entry and the time stated is between the hours of 9 a. Except by mutual consent, the lessor or the lessee shall not during occupancy under the rental agreement alter or cause to be altered the lock or locking system on any door that gives entry to the premises. Where the rental agreement contains provision for a monetary penalty for late payment of rent, the monetary penalty shall not exceed one per cent per month of the monthly rent.

The lessee shall have quiet enjoyment of the residential premises, and shall not be barred from free access to them during the term of the rental agreement. Where notice of termination has been given in accordance with this Act, and all remedies in relation thereto have been exhausted, the lessee shall deliver up possession of the residential premises. Other than withholding, on reasonable grounds, his consent to a subletting of the mobile home site, the lessor shall not restrict in any way the right of a lessee of a mobile home site from selling, renting or otherwise parting with the possession of a mobile home owned by the lessee. The lessor shall not receive any compensation or benefit from any negotiations of the lessee to trade, sell, rent or otherwise part with possession of a mobile home situate on that site, unless provided for in a separate written agency agreement that is entered into by the lessee after the lessee has entered into the rental agreement and has moved onto the site.

The lessor of a mobile home site shall not require a lessee to pay a fee where the lessee is moving a mobile home to or from a site. Except as provided in this condition, the lessor shall not restrict in any way the right of the lessee to purchase goods or services from the person of the lessee’s choice. The lessor may set reasonable standards for mobile home equipment. The lessor is responsible for compliance with any municipal bylaws or other enactment in respect of the common areas of the mobile home park and the services provided by the lessor to the lessee in the mobile home park. The lessee is responsible for compliance with any municipal bylaws or other enactment in respect of the mobile home and the mobile home site on which it is located to the extent that the lessor is not responsible. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations prescribing the standard form of rental agreement. A lessor and lessee who enter into a written rental agreement or renew a written rental agreement and who do not sign the standard form are deemed to have done so and all the provisions of this Act and the standard form apply.