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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 218

Tenant may arrange for emergency repairs to be made or may apply to the tribunal for an order about the repairs

218 Tenant may arrange for emergency repairs to be made or may apply to the tribunal for an order about the repairs

(1) This section applies—
(a) if—
(i) the tenant has been unable to notify the lessor or nominated repairer of the need for emergency repairs of the premises or inclusions; or
(ii) the repairs are not made within a reasonable time after notice is given; and
(b) if the residential tenancy is not a short tenancy (moveable dwelling).
(2) The tenant may—
(a) arrange for a suitably qualified person to make the repairs; or
(b) apply to a tribunal under section 221 for orders about the repairs.



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