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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 58

Lessor must give documents to prospective tenant

58 Lessor must give documents to prospective tenant

(1) The lessor or lessor’s agent must give a prospective tenant for a residential tenancy the document prepared for section 61 before doing any of the following—
(a) accepting a document from the prospective tenant that commits the tenant
(i) to enter into the tenancy; or
(ii) to pay an amount in relation to the tenancy;
(b) accepting an amount in relation to the tenancy;
(c) entering into a residential tenancy agreement for the tenancy.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2) For subsection (1) (b) , a person is not taken to accept an amount in relation to a tenancy if the only amount the person accepts is a key deposit.
(3) This section does not apply to an agreement for a short tenancy (moveable dwelling).



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