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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 296
Application for termination for damage or injury
296 Application for termination for damage or injury
(1) The lessor may apply to a tribunal for a termination order because the
tenant has intentionally or recklessly caused, or is likely to intentionally
or recklessly cause—
(a) serious damage to the premises; or
(i) the lessor, the lessor’s agent or someone else allowed on the
(ii) a person occupying, or allowed on, premises nearby.
However, the lessor may not make an application about injury to a person if
the person is—
(a) the spouse of the tenant occupying the premises with the
(b) a cotenant whose spouse is the other, or another, cotenant.
(3) An application under this section about damage to premises is called an
application made because of
(4) An application under this section about injury to a person is
called an application made because of
(5) In this section—
"lessor" does not include—
(a) the chief executive of the department in
which the Housing Act 2003 is administered, acting on behalf of the State; or
(b) a community housing provider.
See sections 335 (1) and 344 for
other provisions about the application.
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