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Residential Tenancies Act
Part IV


Responsibilities of Tenants


Tenant's responsibility for cleanliness

33. The tenant is responsible for ordinary cleanliness of the rental unit, except to the extent that the tenancy agreement requires the landlord to clean it. 2006, c. 17, s. 33.


Tenant's responsibility for repair of damage

34. The tenant is responsible for the repair of undue damage to the rental unit or residential complex caused by the wilful or negligent conduct of the tenant, another occupant of the rental unit or a person permitted in the residential complex by the tenant. 2006, c. 17, s. 34.


Changing locks

35. (1) A tenant shall not alter the locking system on a door giving entry to a rental unit or residential complex or cause the locking system to be altered during the tenantís occupancy of the rental unit without the consent of the landlord, 2006, c. 17, s. 35 (1).


Landlord application

(2) If a tenant alters a locking system, contrary to subsection (1), the landlord may apply to the Board for an order determining that the tenant has altered the locking system on a door giving entry to the rental unit or the residential complex or caused the locking system to be altered during the tenant's occupancy of the rental unit without the consent of the landlord. 2006, c. 17, s. 35 (2).


Order

(3) If the Board in an application under subsection (2) determines that a tenant has altered the locking system or caused it to be altered, the Board may order that the tenant provide the landlord with keys or pay the landlord the reasonable out-of-pocket expenses necessary to change the locking system. 2006, c. 17, s. 35 (3).


Tenant not to harass, etc.

36. A tenant shall not harass, obstruct, coerce, threaten or interfere with a landlord. 2006, c. 17, s. 36.



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