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Commercial Tenancy Law, 4th edition (Cased)

Commercial Tenancy Law, 4th edition (Cased)

Croft, C; Hay, R; Virgona, L, 2017

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Commercial Tenancy Law, 4th edition is a comprehensive and authoritative treatment of the law in Australia relating to all aspects of commercial leases. Commercial leases are still primarily governed by the common law, even where leases are subject to retail or shop lease legislation, as the various states’ legislation tends to supplement and rely upon the common law.


Format: Hardback


Commercial Tenancy Law, 4th edition the majority of this title consists of an analysis of common law principles. It also examines the relevant legislation, in particular developments in Australian Consumer Law, Personal Property Securities law and corresponding state fair trading legislation, as well as retail or shop lease legislation on a state by state basis. Commercial Tenancy Law is an essential referencefor legal practitioners as well as academics, law students, and those involved in commercial leasing.


Book Review - Law Institute Journal | August 2018



  • Written by authoritative experts in the field
  • Coverage of all Australian jurisdictions
  • Up to date case law analysis

    Related Titles

    Bradbrook & MacCallum, Easements and Restrictive Covenants in Australia, 3rd edition, 2010
    Croft & Hay, Mortgagee’s Power of Sale, 3rd edition, 2012
    Hockley, Croft, Hickie & Ho, Australian Commercial Arbitration, 2015
    Tyler, Young & Croft, Fisher & Lightwood’s Law of Mortgage, 3rd edition, 2013


    The Hon. Justice Clyde Croft was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2009. Prior to his appointment, Justice Croft was long recognised as an authority on property law and is known to have amassed an extensive and impressive property law library. Most recently His Honour served as a member of the Expert Consultative Committee for the recent review of property law by the Victorian Law Reform Commission.

    Robert Hay is a property and commercial law barrister practising in Melbourne. He is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Leasing Committee and has published extensively in the area of property law.

    Luke Virgona is a barrister practising in a wide range of commercial litigation, with a particular focus on property law. Before joining the Bar, Luke was the Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Croft of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 – Relationship of Landlord and Tenant
    Chapter 2 – Kinds of Tenancy
    Chapter 3 – Licences
    Chapter 4 – Agreements for a Lease
    Chapter 5 – Capacity to Make and Take Leases
    Chapter 6 – Leases as Contracts
    Chapter 7 –Covenants
    Chapter 8 – Implied Covenants
    Chapter 9 –Usual Covenants
    Chapter 10 – Repairs
    Chapter 11 – Rent
    Chapter 12 – Trade Practices and Other Commonwealth Legislation
    Chapter 13- Breach of Contract
    Chapter 14 – Renewal of Leases
    Chapter 15 – Assignment and Subletting
    Chapter 16 – Determination of Tenancies
    Chapter 17 – Forfeiture
    Chapter 18 – Condition of Forfeiture
    Chapter 19- Relief from Forfeiture
    Chapter 20 – Notice to Quit
    Chapter 21 – Re-entry by way of Self-help
    Chapter 22 – The Old Action of Ejection
    Chapter 23 – Retail Tenancies Legislation: Victoria
    Chapter 24 – Retail Tenancies Legislation: New South Wales
    Chapter 25 – Retail Tenancies Legislation: Queensland
    Chapter 26 – Retail Tenancies Legislation: Western Australia
    Chapter 27 – Retail Tenancies Legislation: South Australia
    Chapter 28 – Retail Tenancies Legislation: Australian Capital Territory

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