Section 21 Notice (Form 6 A) Prescibed Form
Section 21 Notice Form 6A: for a no fault possession notice on an assured shorthold tenancy
This form should be used where a no fault possession of accommodation let under an assured shorthold tenancy is sought under section 21(1) or (4) of the Housing Act 1988.
A section 21 notice (Form 4 A) is a formal notice from a landlord to a tenant, stating that the landlord intends to terminate the tenancy agreement. The notice must be in writing, and must be served on the tenant in accordance with the requirements of the tenancy agreement.
The section 21 notice must be served at least two months before the date on which the landlord intends to terminate the tenancy agreement.
A prescribed legal form is a document that has been prepared in accordance with the law. In the context of tenancy agreements, a prescribed legal form is a document that has been prepared in accordance with the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Cth) (the Act).
The Act sets out the requirements for tenancy agreements, and prescribes the forms that must be used for certain types of tenancy agreement. For example, a standard residential tenancy agreement must be in the prescribed form set out in Schedule 1 of the Act.
A prescribed legal form is a document that has been prepared in accordance with the law. In the context of tenancy agreements, a prescribed legal form is a document that has must be used to be valid. If you do not use the correct prescribed legal form, the agreement may be voidable.
The below is how to correctly fill out and serve a Section 21 Notice:
1) The first step is to fill out Form 6A, which you can download with instructions here.
2) Make sure to include your name and address, as well as the tenant’s name and address.
3) In the section marked “Property Address”, simply write in the full address of the property that is being rented out.
4) In the section entitled “Reason for Possession”, tick the first box to indicate that you are seeking possession under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988.
5) In the next section, titled “Period of Notice”, you will need to insert the date on which you wish the tenancy to end. This must be at least two months from the date on which you serve the notice.
6) In the final section, titled “Date of Service”, you will need to insert the date on which you served the notice. This can be done by either hand-delivering the notice to the tenant or sending it by registered post.
Once you have correctly filled out and served the notice, the tenant will have two months to vacate the property. If they do not do so, you can then apply to the court for a possession order.