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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 259

Entry after giving notice

259 Entry after giving notice

(1) The provider may enter the resident’s room, at a reasonable time—
(a) to clean the room; or
(b) to carry out pest control in the room; or
(c) to make routine repairs to, or carry out maintenance of, the room or another part of the rental premises; or
(d) to show the room to a prospective buyer or resident; or
(e) to allow a valuation of the rental premises to be carried out.
(2) The provider must give a written notice of the proposed entry to the resident at least 24 hours before the entry.
(3) Subsection (4) applies to an entry by the provider or the provider’s agent (the
"selling agent" ) to show the room to a prospective buyer, if the selling agent is not the agent to whom the resident normally pays the rent.
(4) The provider or selling agent must also give a written notice of the proposed entry to the agent to whom the resident normally pays the rent at least 24 hours before the entry.
(5) A notice under subsection (2)
(a) may relate to more than 1 proposed entry to a room; and
(b) may relate to entry to more than 1 room; and
(c) if it relates to entry to more than 1 room—may be given by posting it, at least 24 hours before the entry, or first entry, to which it relates, on a notice board or other place in the rental premises where it is likely to be seen by the residents to whom it is given.
Example for subsection (5)—
The provider may post a notice stating the times at which entry is proposed to be made each week to residents’ rooms to clean the rooms.



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