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Power to enter agreements other than fixed term rooming house agreements

S. 94(1) amended by No. 40/2018 s. 11(1), substituted by No. 45/2018 s. 82(2).

    (1)     Despite this Part, a resident and rooming house operator may enter into a residential rental agreement in relation to a self-contained apartment for the purposes of section 18(1).

S. 94(1A) inserted by No. 45/2002 s. 28, repealed by No. 45/2018 s. 82(3).

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S. 94(2) amended by No. 45/2018 s. 82(4).

    (2)     A rooming house operator and a resident may enter an agreement (not being a residential rental agreement) specifying the terms and conditions of the resident's use and enjoyment of the rooming house.

    (3)     A term or condition in an agreement under subsection (2) that is inconsistent with this Act or that purports to restrict, exclude or modify the application of or exercise of a right conferred by this Act is invalid.

S. 94(3A) inserted by No. 63/2005 s. 8, repealed by No. 45/2018 s. 82(5).

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S. 94(3B) inserted by No. 40/2018 s. 11(2), amended by No. 45/2018 s. 82(6).

    (3B)     A rooming house operator and a resident cannot enter into a residential rental agreement for a fixed term of more than 5 years.

    (4)     In this section, "resident" includes a proposed resident.

S. 94A inserted by No. 45/2002 s. 29.

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