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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 1 July 2018 to date (accessed 23 July 2018 at 17:47)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 29
29   Condition reports
(1)  A condition report relating to the condition of residential premises on a day specified in the report must be completed by or on behalf of a landlord before or when the residential tenancy agreement is given to the tenant for signing.
(2)  Two copies of the condition report must be given by the landlord or landlord’s agent to the tenant before or when the tenant signs the residential tenancy agreement.
(3)  The tenant must complete and give one copy of the condition report to the landlord or landlord’s agent not later than 7 days after receiving it and both the landlord and the tenant must retain a copy of the report.
(4)  At, or as soon as reasonably practicable after, the termination of a residential tenancy agreement, the landlord or landlord’s agent and the tenant must complete the copy of the condition report retained by the landlord or the tenant under this section, in the presence of the other party.
(5)  It is not a breach of subsection (4) for the condition report to be completed in the absence of the other party if the party completing the report has given the other party a reasonable opportunity to be present when it is completed.
(6)  A condition report is to be in the form prescribed by the regulations and may be included in a prescribed standard form of residential tenancy agreement.