Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 8 January 2015 to date (accessed 31 January 2015 at 21:05)

211   Notice of database and listing

(1)  This section applies if:
(a)  a person (the applicant) applies to a landlord, whether or not through an agent of the landlord, to enter into a residential tenancy agreement, and
(b)  the landlord or, if the application is made through an agent, the agent uses a residential tenancy database in deciding whether a residential tenancy agreement should be entered into with the person.
(2)  If personal information about the applicant is in the database, the landlord or agent must, as soon as possible but within 7 days after using the database, give the applicant a written notice stating:
(a)  that personal information about the applicant is in the database, and
(b)  particulars of the landlord or agent who listed the personal information in the database and information about the right to seek a copy of the information from that person, and
(c)  how the applicant may contact the database operator that operates the residential tenancy database and obtain information from the operator, and
(d)  how and in what circumstances the applicant can have the information removed or amended under this Part.
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