Glossary - Housing Law

peace bond

In Abuse and Family Violence, Criminal Law, Family Law, Housing Law

A peace bond is a court order from a criminal court that requires a person to “keep the peace and be of good behaviour”. The peace bond may also contain other conditions the person must follow. For example, if you are named in a peace bond, you may be required to follow a “no contact” condition.


In Housing Law

A length of time that repeats over and over. A periodic tenancy is a tenancy that repeats or renews after each period until the landlord or the tenant does something to end it. It does not have a fixed term. The most common types are weekly and monthly tenancies.

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