sexual violence

Victims of sexual violence now have more at their disposal to get out of dangerous living situation

Sep 13, 2021 | 12:18pm

Several changes to legislation supporting victims fleeing sexual violence came into effect on Monday. The new amendments, laid out in The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act, 2021 and The Residential Tenancies Amendment Regulations, 2021, allow victims of sexual violence to end a fixed-term lease by providing 28-days’ notice to their landlord. “We are determined to protect survivors of sexual violence, who […]