Commercial landlords to face compulsory arbitration

posted on 28th September 2021

Landlords may be forced into arbitration if they cannot agree to cut rents to tenants affected by Covid restrictions, under surprise changes announced - and to come into force - today.

Justice Minister Kris Faafoi announced that as part of the Covid-19 Response Legislation Bill introduced to Parliament, measures were being taken "to help businesses resolve disputes over commercial rent"


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