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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 October 2017 at 21:14)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 23
23   Limit on amounts payable by tenant before agreement
(1)  A person must not require or receive from a tenant, before or when the tenant enters into the residential tenancy agreement, a payment other than the following:
(a)  a holding fee,
(b)  rent,
(c)  a rental bond,
(d)  an amount for the fee (if any) payable for registration of a residential tenancy agreement under the Real Property Act 1900.
(2)  Without limiting this section, a person must not require or receive from a tenant an amount for the costs of preparation of a written residential tenancy agreement.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.