(1) If the Tribunal makes an order fixing a date for vacation of residential premises in a retirement village and the order (or a condition of suspension of the order) is not complied with, the operator of the village may apply to the Tribunal for (and the Tribunal may issue) a warrant authorising a sheriff’s officer to enter the residential premises and to give possession to the operator.(2) An order for possession of residential premises in a retirement village made by the Tribunal is not to be enforced otherwise than under the authority of a warrant issued under this section.(3) A sheriff’s officer enforcing an order for possession of residential premises may enter the premises and take all such steps as are reasonably necessary to enforce the order and must produce to any person occupying the premises the warrant authorising the enforcement.(4) A police officer may, at the request of a sheriff’s officer, assist the sheriff’s officer to enforce the order for possession.(5) A sheriff’s officer enforcing an order for possession of residential premises may use such force as is reasonably necessary for that purpose.(6) A person must not hinder or obstruct a sheriff’s officer in the exercise of the functions conferred by this section.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.(7) A matter or thing done by a sheriff’s officer or police officer does not, if the matter or thing was done in good faith for the purpose of enforcing an order for possession, subject the sheriff’s officer or police officer personally to any action, liability, claim or demand.