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Further restriction on listing

    (1)     A lessor, lessor's agent or database operator must not list personal information about a person in a residential tenancy database unless the lessor, agent or operator—

        (a)     has, without charging a fee—

              (i)     given the person a copy of the personal information; or

              (ii)     taken other reasonable steps to disclose the personal information to the person; and

        (b)     has given the person at least 14 days to review the personal information and make submissions—

              (i)     objecting to its entry into the database; or

              (ii)     about its accuracy, completeness and clarity; and

        (c)     has considered any submissions made.

    (2)     Subsection (1) does not apply if the lessor, lessor's agent or database operator cannot locate the person after making reasonable enquiries.

    (3)     Subsection (1) (b) and (c) do not apply—

        (a)     to information that, at the time of listing, is contained in publicly available court or tribunal records; or

        (b)     to a listing involving only an amendment of personal information under section 93.

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