The Tasmanian Parliament will be recalled to vote on a code of conduct for commercial tenancies during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison released the code agreed to by national cabinet which calls on states and territories to implement.
Premier Peter Gutwein said the Parliamentary sitting also would look at representation for the Legislative Council seats of Rosevears and Huon because the elections for the two seats has been deferred.
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"We will recall Parliament so the code can be legislated," Mr Gutwein told the coronavirus media update on Wednesday morning.
"Under the code commercial tenants cannot be evicted, nor can the landlord increase the rent.
"It goes further and calls on all parties to work together, the banks who are organising payment deferrals and landlords.
"This is about businesses that have closed down. It is all of us coming together to share the load and allow businesses to hibernate."
Mr Gutwein said the Parliamentary sitting also would look at representation for the seats of Rosevears and Huon because of the elections for the two seats being deferred.
"We will look at representation for those seats until the election is held," he said.
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Three MLCs wrote to Mr Gutwin on Tuesday urging him to either conduct a postal vote for the two elections or allow the sitting members to continue until the election could be safely held.
When he released the draft code, Mr Morrison said it was "to impose a set of good faith leasing principles for application to commercial tenancies (including retail, office and industrial) between owners/operators/other landlords and tenants.
It passed it will apply to small-medium sized business with an annual turnover of up to $50 million and which is an eligible business for the purpose of the Commonwealth Government's JobKeeper program..
"The National Cabinet agreed that states and territories would implement the attached mandatory Code of Conduct (the Code), including via legislation or regulation as appropriate, to implement the principles agreed on Friday 3 April," Mr Morrison said.
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