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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 550

Notices given, or applications or requests made, under repealed Act continue under that Act

550 Notices given, or applications or requests made, under repealed Act continue under that Act

(1) This section applies to a process started by a person by giving a notice or making an application or request under a repealed Act before the commencement.
(2) If the person decides to continue the process it must be continued and completed under the repealed Act despite its repeal.
(3) Without limiting subsection (1) , a notice, application or request includes the following—
(a) an entry notice;
(b) a dispute resolution request given to the authority;
(c) a notice to remedy breach;
(d) a notice to leave;
(e) a notice of intention to leave;
(f) a notice given by a party to a rooming accommodation agreement terminating the agreement;
(g) a notice by a mortgagee informing a tenant or resident that possession is to be obtained;
(h) an abandonment termination notice;
(i) an application to a tribunal;
(j) an application for payment of a rental bond.
Examples for this section—
1 A lessor gives a tenant a notice to remedy breach under the Residential Tenancies Act 1994 before the commencement and the period under the notice to remedy breach expires after the commencement. If the tenant does not remedy the breach, the lessor may give the tenant a notice to leave under the Residential Tenancies Act 1994 . If the tenant does not hand over possession, the lessor may apply to the tribunal for a termination order under the Residential Tenancies Act 1994 despite its repeal.
2 A party to an agreement makes a dispute resolution request before the commencement but conciliation does not take place before the commencement. Any conciliation process for the dispute and any subsequent application to the tribunal after the commencement continues under the Residential Tenancies Act 1994 despite its repeal.
3 A lessor gives an entry notice to a tenant under section 109 (a) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1994 before the commencement. The entry notice specifies the minimum notice period of 7 days under section 110 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1994 . The entry and any application to the tribunal relating to the entry continues under the Residential Tenancies Act 1994 despite its repeal.



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