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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 214

Meaning of emergency repairs

214 Meaning of emergency repairs


"Emergency repairs" are works needed to repair any of the following—

(a) a burst water service or a serious water service leak;
(b) a blocked or broken lavatory system;
(c) a serious roof leak;
(d) a gas leak;
(e) a dangerous electrical fault;
(f) flooding or serious flood damage;
(g) serious storm, fire or impact damage;
(h) a failure or breakdown of the gas, electricity or water supply to premises;
(i) a failure or breakdown of an essential service or appliance on premises for hot water, cooking or heating;
(j) a fault or damage that makes premises unsafe or insecure;
(k) a fault or damage likely to injure a person, damage property or unduly inconvenience a tenant of premises;
(l) a serious fault in a staircase, lift or other common area of premises that unduly inconveniences a tenant in gaining access to, or using, the premises.



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