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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 84

Tenant must be given choices of approved ways for payment of rent and be advised about associated costs

84 Tenant must be given choices of approved ways for payment of rent and be advised about associated costs

(1) This section applies to a lessor or lessor’s agent that intends to—
(a) enter into an agreement with a tenant that provides for the payment of rent by an approved way under section 83 (4) (g) ; or
(b) change an approved way to a different approved way under section 83 (4) (g) .
(2) The lessor or lessor’s agent must first give the tenant a written notice that—
(a) gives the tenant a choice of at least 2 other approved ways for the payment of rent under section 83 (4) (a) to (f) ; and
(b) advises the tenant of the costs associated with the approved way offered under section 83 (4) (g)
(i) of which the tenant would not reasonably be aware; and
(ii) that the lessor or lessor’s agent knows or could reasonably be expected to ascertain.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.



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