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VICTORIAN CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL RULES 2018 - REG 8.07

Documents required to be included with certain applications

Rule 8.07(1) amended by S.R. Nos 145/2019 rule 14(1), 125/2020 rule 10(1).

    (1)     An application under section 46(1), 103(1), 154(1), 206X(1) or 498ZH(1) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (excessive rent or hiring charge) must be accompanied by a copy of the Director's report under section 45, 102, 153, 206W or 498ZG of that Act (as the case requires) with respect to the relevant rent or hiring charge.

Rule 8.07(1A) inserted by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(2).

    (1A)     An application under section 46(3) or 498ZH(3) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (leave to apply without Director's report) must be accompanied by a copy of the notice of rent increase given to the tenant or SDA resident under section 44 or 498ZB of that Act (as the case requires).

Rule 8.07(1B) inserted by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(2).

    (1B)     An application under section 71D(1) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (refusal of pet request) must be accompanied by a copy of the tenant's request given to the landlord under section 71B of that Act.

Rule 8.07(2) amended by S.R. No. 145/2019 rule 14(2).

    (2)     An application under section 75(1), 132(1), 191(1) or 498R(1) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (non-urgent repairs) must be accompanied by a copy of the Director's report under section 74, 131, 190 or 498Q of that Act (as the case requires) with respect to the relevant premises, room, rooming house or caravan.

Rule 8.07(3) revoked by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(3).

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Rule 8.07(4) amended by S.R. No. 145/2019 rule 14(3), revoked by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(4).

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    (5)     An application under section 128(1) or 187(1) of the Residential Tenancies Act   1997 (unreasonable house or caravan park rules) must be accompanied by a copy of the house rules or caravan park rules (as the case requires).

Rule 8.07(5A) inserted by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(5).

    (5A)     An application by a tenant, resident or site tenant under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 for an order that a notice to vacate is of no effect must be accompanied by a copy of the notice to vacate given in respect of the rented premises, room, site or caravan (as the case requires).

Rule 8.07(6) amended by S.R. No. 145/2019 rule 14(4).

    (6)     An application under section 209 or 498ZQ of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 must be accompanied by a copy of the breach of duty notice given under section 208 or 498ZP of that Act.

Rule 8.07(6A) inserted by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(6).

    (6A)     An application under section 233A, 317AA or 317M of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 by a person specified in section 233A(2)(a)(i), 317AA(2)(a)(i) or 317M(2)(a)(i) must be accompanied by a copy of any family violence safety notice, family violence intervention order or recognised non-local DVO relating to parties to the application.

Rule 8.07(6B) inserted by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(6).

    (6B)     An application under section 233A, 317AA or 317M of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 by a person specified in section 233A(2)(a)(ii), 317AA(2)(a)(ii) or 317M(2)(a)(ii) must be accompanied by a copy of a personal safety intervention order relating to parties to the application.

Rule 8.07(7) amended by S.R. No. 145/2019 rule 14(5).

    (7)     An application to the Tribunal under section 322, 323, 324 or 498ZZE of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 arising out of a notice to vacate under section 248, 282, 307 or 498ZX(1)(l) of that Act must be accompanied by a copy of the order of the Tribunal with which it is alleged the tenant or resident has failed to comply.

Rule 8.07(8) amended by S.R. No. 145/2019 rule 14(6).

    (8)     An application under Division 1 of Part 7 or Division 11 of Part 12A of the  Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (possession order) must be accompanied by a copy of any notice to vacate or notice of intention to vacate given in respect of the rented premises, room, site or caravan (as the case requires).

    (9)     A request for determination under section 339 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 must—

        (a)     be verified by affidavit; and

        (b)     be accompanied by a copy of the notice to vacate given in respect of the rented premises.

    (10)     In addition to the requirements of subrule (9), a request for determination relating to a notice to vacate under section 261 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 must be accompanied by—

        (a)     a copy of the tenancy agreement relating to the rented premises; and

        (b)     a copy of the notice given in accordance with section 337(1) and (2) of that Act.

    (11)     An application under section 374 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 must be accompanied by a copy of the notice to leave given under section 368 of that Act.

    (12)     An application under section 414(1) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (unpaid rent on abandonment) must—

        (a)     be verified by affidavit; and

        (b)     be accompanied by a copy of any receipt or replacement receipt issued by the Authority to the applicant in respect of the bond.

    (13)     In addition to the requirements of rule 8.08(7), an application under section 416 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 must—

Rule 8.07(13)(a) revoked by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(7).

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Rule 8.07(13)(b) revoked by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(8).

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        (c)     be accompanied by a copy of any receipt or replacement receipt issued by the Authority to the applicant in respect of the bond.

    (14)     In addition to the requirements of rule 8.08(8), an application under section 417 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 made in circumstances referred to in section 418 of that Act or on the grounds set out in section 419 of that Act, must be accompanied by a copy of any receipt or replacement receipt issued by the Authority to the applicant in respect of the bond.

Rule 8.07(15) revoked by S.R. No. 125/2020 rule 10(9).

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Rule 8.07(15A) inserted by S.R. No. 145/2019 rule 14(7).

    (15A)     An application under section 498ZZF of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (possession order for an SDA enrolled dwelling) must be accompanied by a copy of any court order which shows the mortgagee's entitlement to possession and to exercise a power of sale.

Rule 8.07(15B) inserted by S.R. No. 145/2019 rule 14(7).

    (15B)     An application under section 123 of the Supported Residential Services (Private Proprietors) Act 2010 (order to vacate) must be accompanied by a copy of the notice to vacate or notice of intention to vacate (as the case requires) in respect of the supported residential service.

Rule 8.07(15C) inserted by S.R. No. 145/2019 rule 14(7).

    (15C)     An application under section 82 or 83 of the Disability Act 2006 (notice to vacate and possession order) must be accompanied by a copy of the notice to vacate or notice of intention to vacate (as the case requires) in respect of the group home.

    (16)     An application referred to in this rule or a document required to be lodged under this rule may be lodged by—

        (a)     electronic communication; or

        (b)     post.

    (17)     Despite subrule (16), the Tribunal may request a person required to lodge a document under this rule to lodge the document by electronic communication.



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