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Feature: How to Prove Intentional Damage

It started out with the Osaki decision, a landmark Tenancy Tribunal case that handed down the decision which clarified that residential tenancy law meant tenants were not to be held liable for careless damage. With landlords in uproar all over the country, the principal tenancy adjudicator put out a practice note further clarifying that landlords couldn’t even charge the excess of their insurance policy to tenants in cases of unintentional damage.