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Contraventions of rent order

46 Contraventions of rent order

(1) A person must not demand, require or receive any rent from a tenant exceeding an amount specified by the Tribunal.
: Maximum penalty--20 penalty units.
(2) A court before which proceedings for an offence under this section have been brought, or the Tribunal, on application by a tenant, may (in addition to any other penalty) order the person who committed the offence or any person on whose behalf that person acted to pay to the tenant against whom the offence was committed an amount equal to the amount of any rent unlawfully received from the tenant.

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