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AR 55/2020 LATE PAYMENT FEES AND PENALTIES REGULATION

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ALBERTA REGULATION 55/2020

Residential Tenancies Act

LATE PAYMENT FEES AND
PENALTIES REGULATION

Application

1   This Regulation applies to

                                 (a)    every residential tenancy agreement in effect in Alberta on the coming into force of this Regulation, and

                                 (b)    every residential tenancy agreement entered into between April 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020 under the Residential Tenancies Act.

Prohibition on charging late fee or penalty

2   Notwithstanding any provision in a residential tenancy agreement referred to in section 1, a landlord shall not charge a fee or penalty for late payments of rent or non-payment of rent by tenants between April 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020.

Residential tenancy agreement provision void

3   For greater certainty, this Regulation voids any provision in a residential tenancy agreement referred to in section 1 with respect to

                                 (a)    the imposition or charging of late fees or penalties for the period between April 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020, and

                                 (b)    the enforcement or collection of late fees or penalties charged on or after July 1, 2020 for the period between April 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020.

Coming into force

4   This Regulation has effect on April 1, 2020.