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What rules apply to deposits paid by by the tenant to the landlord?

If a tenant has paid a deposit to the landlord at the beginning of the lease period, the landlord must reimburse it at the expiry of the lease. He must not dispose of the money or make decuctions from it without the tenants' approval or if a court ruling has been delivered establishing compensatory liability on the part of the tenant, for example due to damage to the rented premises.

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What rules apply to the termination of lease of residential housing?

Only leases for an idefinite period may be terminated. If a lease is made for a definite period, a specific time or date, it may not be terminated unless it is specifically stated in the lease. Otherwise it will expire on the agreed date without a special notice of termination.

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