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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 1 July 2018 to date (accessed 21 July 2018 at 06:18)
Part 3 Division 2 Section 35
35   Manner of payment of rent
(1)  A landlord, landlord’s agent or other person must not require a tenant to pay rent by a cheque or other negotiable instrument that is post-dated.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2)  A landlord or landlord’s agent must permit a tenant to pay the rent by at least one means for which the tenant does not incur a cost (other than bank fees or other account fees usually payable for the tenant’s transactions) and that is reasonably available to the tenant.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(3)  A landlord and the tenant may, by agreement, change the manner in which rent is payable under the residential tenancy agreement.
(4)  This section is a term of every residential tenancy agreement.