Thai Law: Landlord Not Playing By New Rules? Here’s What To Do.

Thai Law: Landlord Not Playing By New Rules? Here’s What To Do.

By Wirot Poonsuwan, Attorney-at-Law

 

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Two weeks after new consumer protections came into effect, few landlords have refunded security deposits collected in excess of the new legal limit. This despite the law, as of May 1, saying they must return to tenants anything over one month’s value following long-standing practice of collecting two – or more.

 

Neither are many landlords complying with the new law’s demand – on pain of potential criminal prosecution – that old rental agreements be thrown out and replaced with compliant ones.

 

Full story: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/featured/2018/05/16/thai-law-landlord-not-playing-by-new-rules-heres-what-to-do/

 
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