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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 243
End of tenant’s occupation
243 End of tenant’s occupation
(1) This section applies if—
(a) a person who is not the tenant under an
agreement is occupying the premises; and
(b) the tenant dies or otherwise
ceases to occupy the premises; and
(c) the lessor is not the State.
person may apply to a tribunal for the following orders—
(a) an order to be
recognised as the tenant under the agreement;
(b) an order to be joined as a
party to a proceeding before the tribunal about the premises.
application may be made—
(a) when making another application to, or in a
proceeding before, the tribunal; or
(b) independently of another application
(4) In deciding the application, the tribunal may make the
(a) an order recognising the person as the tenant under
(b) an order joining the person as a party to a proceeding
before the tribunal.
(5) If the tribunal makes an order under subsection (4)
(a) , it may make any other order it considers appropriate.
Example of an
order under subsection (5)—
an order about the application of the terms of
the agreement, or other terms, to the person as tenant
(6) A person in
whose favour an order is made under subsection (4) (a) is taken to be the
tenant under the agreement on the terms the tribunal orders.
(7) The tribunal
may not make an order under this section without giving the lessor an
opportunity to be heard on the application.
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