Premises not covered by the Act

Under the Retail Leases Act 2003 (the Act) the Minister has determined that the Act does not apply to the following premises;

These include:

  • Storeys. Premises in a building that is wholly or predominantly used for the provision of retail services (other than those located entirely on any one of the first three storeys of the building) are excluded from the operation of the Act. Determination 1 
  • Barristers’ Chambers. Barristers’ Chambers Limited are excluded from the operation of the Act. Determination 2
  • 15-year leases. Long term leases are exempt as the impose substantial financial obligations on the. Determination 3 
  • Melbourne Market Authority. ‘market land’ as defined by the Melbourne Market Authority Act 1977. Determination 4 
  • Local council premises used for community and charitable purposes. Local council premises that are leased for certain community and charitable purposes. Determination 5 
  • Premises used for community and charitable purposes. Premises that are leased for certain community and charitable purposes. This determination applies to leases entered into after 1 January 2015. Determination 6 
  • Bodies corporate (and their subsidiaries). Bodies corporate or companies or corporations whose securities are listed on a stock exchange outside Australia (or the subsidiaries of these bodies corporate, companies or corporations) are exempt from the operations of the Act. Determination 7 

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