Landlords Right of Entry to the Premises
- At any time with the consent of the tenant given immediately before the time of entry;
- in the case of an emergency (no notice is required);
- for a specific purpose (e.g. routine inspections of the premises, not more frequently than once every four weeks) after giving seven to fourteen days written notice specifying the date, time and purpose of entry;
- at a time previously arranged with the tenant, but not more frequently than once every week for the purpose of collecting rent;
- to carry out necessary repairs or maintenance at a reasonable time, giving at least 48 hours’ written notice;
- after giving reasonable notice to the tenant to show the premises to prospective tenants during the last 28 days of a tenancy;
- after giving reasonable notice to the tenant to show the premises to prospective purchasers.
It is generally accepted that inspections by appointment for the purpose of showing the premises to prospective purchasers should be no more than twice weekly, and that open inspections should be no more than once per fortnight with reasonable notice being given.
A LANDLORD DOES NOT HAVE ANY OTHER RIGHT OF ENTRY TO RENTED PREMISES.