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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 170
Charge for utility service
(1) This section applies to the amounts payable by a provider, as the owner or
occupier of rental premises, for utility services provided to the premises.
(2) A provision of a rooming accommodation agreement requiring the resident to
pay an amount for a utility service is of no effect unless—
resident’s room is separately metered for the utility service by an
appliance approved by the supplying entity; and
(b) the amount the resident
is required to pay is not more than the amount that the provider is charged by
the supplying entity for the utility service used by the resident.
"utility service" , provided to premises, means—
(a) electricity, gas or
water supplied to the premises; or
(b) water fit for human consumption
supplied to the premises by delivery by means of a vehicle; or
service supplied to the premises, or facility used at the premises, prescribed
under a regulation.
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