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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 458B
Notice of listing if database used
458B Notice of listing if database used
(1) This section applies if—
(a) a person (the
"applicant" ) applies to a lessor, whether or not through the lessor’s
agent, to enter into a residential tenancy agreement; and
(b) the lessor or
the lessor’s agent uses a tenancy database for checking whether personal
information about the applicant is in the database; and
information about the applicant is in the database.
(2) The lessor or agent
must, within 7 days after using the tenancy database, give the applicant
written notice of the following—
(a) the name of the database;
personal information about the applicant is in the database;
(c) details of
the listing entity for the personal information;
(d) how and in what
(i) the applicant can have the personal information removed
or amended under this chapter; and
(ii) the applicant can obtain a copy of
the personal information.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Section 459C provides for when a lessor, lessor’s agent or
database operator must provide the applicant’s listed personal information
to the applicant.
(3) However, the requirement to state details of the
listing entity applies only if the listing entity’s details are contained in
the tenancy database.
(4) In this section—
"listing entity" , for personal information, means the lessor or agent who
listed the personal information in a tenancy database.
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