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Residential Tenancies Act , section: 59

Property Law, Non-payment of rent

If a tenant fails to pay rent lawfully owing under a tenancy agreement, the landlord may give the tenant notice of termination of the tenancy effective not earlier than, (a) the 7th day after the notice is given, in the case of a daily or weekly tenancy; and (b) the 14th day after the notice is given, in all other cases. 2006, c. 17, s. 59 (1).

The notice of termination shall set out the amount of rent due and shall specify that the tenant may avoid the termination of the tenancy by paying, on or before the termination date specified in the notice, the rent due as set out in the notice and any additional rent that has become due under the tenancy agreement as at the date of payment by the tenant. 2006, c. 17, s. 59 (2).

The notice of termination is void if, before the day the landlord applies to the Board for an order terminating the tenancy and evicting the tenant based on the notice, the tenant pays, (a) the rent that is in arrears under the tenancy agreement; and (b) the additional rent that would have been due under the tenancy agreement as at the date of payment by the tenant had notice of termination not been given. 2006, c. 17, s. 59 (3).

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