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Discrimination by refusing to allow alterations

S. 55(1) amended by No. 26/2011 s. 34(Sch. item 3.24).

    (1)     A person who has provided accommodation to another person with a disability must allow the other person to make reasonable alterations to that accommodation to meet his or her special needs if—

        (a)     the alterations are at the expense of the other person; and

        (b)     the alterations do not require any alterations to the premises of another occupier; and

        (c)     the action required to restore the accommodation to the condition it was in before the alterations is reasonably practicable in the circumstances; and

        (d)     the other person agrees to restore the accommodation to its previous condition before leaving it and it is reasonably likely that he or she will do so.

    (2)     This section is in addition to, and does not affect or take away from, any requirements imposed by or under the Building Act 1993 .

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