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Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 21 August 2017 at 16:26)
Part 3 Division 2 Section 36
36   Rent receipts
(1)  If rent under a residential tenancy agreement is paid in person (other than by cheque), the person who receives the payment must, when the payment is made, give the person making the payment a rent receipt.
(2)  If rent under a residential tenancy agreement is paid by cheque, the person who receives the payment must make the receipt available for collection by the tenant or post it to the residential premises.
(3)  A rent receipt is a receipt that contains the following matters:
(a)  the name of the person who receives the rent or on whose behalf the rent is received,
(b)  the name of the person paying the rent or on whose behalf the rent is paid,
(c)  the address of the residential premises for which the rent is paid,
(d)  the period for which the rent is paid and the date up to which the rent is paid,
(e)  the date on which the rent is paid,
(f)  the amount of rent paid.
(4)  This section does not apply to the New South Wales Land and Housing Corporation or the Aboriginal Housing Office.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.