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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 272

Objection to proposed rule change

272 Objection to proposed rule change

(1) A resident may object to a proposed rule change if the resident considers the change is unreasonable.
(2) The objection may be made only by giving a written notice to the provider, before the proposed commencement day, stating—
(a) the resident’s name; and
(b) that the resident objects to the proposed change; and
(c) why the resident considers the proposed change is unreasonable.
(3) If the provider does not receive objections from at least the prescribed number of residents before the proposed commencement day, and does not withdraw the proposed change under section 271 , the change takes effect on the proposed commencement day.
(4) If the provider receives objections from at least the prescribed number of residents before the proposed commencement day
(a) the proposed change does not take effect; and
(b) the provider must immediately give a written notice to each resident stating—
(i) that at least the prescribed number of residents have objected to the change; and
(ii) that the proposed change will not take effect on the proposed commencement day.
(5) In this section—

"prescribed number" , of residents, means the lesser of—
(a) 10 residents; or
(b) half of the total number of residents.



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