Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 8 January 2015 to date (accessed 1 February 2015 at 09:35)
Part 6Division 2Section 133

133   Landlord may seek Tribunal direction

(1)  This section applies if the tenant abandons the residential premises or dies.
(2)  The Tribunal may, on application by a landlord, make any one or more of the following orders:
(a)  an order authorising the removal or other disposal of goods,
(b)  an order directing that notice of any action or proposed action in relation to goods be given to the former tenant, the legal personal representative of a former tenant or any other person,
(c)  an order authorising the sale of goods,
(d)  an order as to the manner of sale of goods,
(e)  an order as to the payment of the proceeds of sale of goods,
(f)  any ancillary order that the Tribunal, in the circumstances, thinks appropriate.
(3)  A landlord or landlord’s agent must deal with goods in accordance with an order of the Tribunal under this section and not in accordance with the other provisions of this Division relating to disposal of goods.
(4)  This section does not apply to perishable goods.
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