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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 95

Seizure of tenant’s goods for rent etc.

95 Seizure of tenant’s goods for rent etc.

(1) A person must not seize or dispose of a tenant’s goods as security for, or in payment of any of the following—
(a) rent payable under an agreement;
(b) an amount payable to the lessor, or at the lessor’s direction, by way of reimbursement for an amount payable by the tenant under the agreement but paid by the lessor for the tenant;
(c) a claim for loss or damage caused by the tenant’s breach of the agreement.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—40 penalty units.
(2) However, subsection (1) does not apply to the seizure or disposal of goods under section 363 or an enforcement warrant.



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