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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION ACT 2008 - SECT 98

How rent is to be paid

98 How rent is to be paid

(1) The resident must pay the rent in an approved way.
(2) If an approved way for payment of rent is stated in the agreement, the resident must pay the rent in the way stated.
(3) However, if, after signing the agreement—
(a) the provider or resident gives to the other party a written notice stating an approved way, or a different approved way, as the way in which rent is required, or is proposed, to be paid; and
(b) the other party agrees in writing (the
"rent agreement" ) to payments of rent being made in the way stated;
the resident must pay the rent in the way stated while the rent agreement remains in force.
(4) Rent is paid in an
"approved way" if it is paid by—
(a) cash; or
(b) cheque; or
(c) deposit to a financial institution account nominated by the provider; or
(d) credit card; or
(e) an EFTPOS system; or
(f) deduction from pay, or a pension or other benefit, payable to the resident; or
(g) another way agreed on by the provider and resident.



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