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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 213

Orders of tribunal

213 Orders of tribunal

(1) If an application is made to a tribunal by the lessor or tenant about a lock or key for the premises, the tribunal may make any of the following orders about locks or keys for the premises
(a) an order requiring the lessor to supply a lock, or a lock of a particular kind;
(b) an order requiring the lessor to carry out stated maintenance of a lock;
(c) an order authorising the lessor or tenant to change a lock;
(d) an order that the lessor or tenant is not required to give to the other party a key to a lock;
(e) an order requiring the lessor or tenant to give to the other party a key to a lock.
(2) In making an order mentioned in subsection (1) (a) or (c) , the tribunal may have regard to the following—
(a) the likelihood of risk to the tenant’s personal safety;
(b) the requirements of insurance companies for allowing the tenant to obtain insurance for property of the tenant kept at the premises;
(c) the likelihood of break-ins or other unlawful entry to the premises or nearby premises;
(d) local community standards about adequate security for premises;
(e) the physical characteristics of the premises and adjoining areas;
(f) anything else the tribunal considers relevant.



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