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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 19 October 2017 at 18:23)
Part 6 Division 2 Section 130
130   Disposal of non-perishable goods (other than personal documents)
(1)  The landlord or landlord’s agent may dispose of goods (other than personal documents) in accordance with this section if the former tenant or other person entitled to possession of the goods fails to collect or make arrangements to collect the goods within 14 days of a disposal notice being given in accordance with this Division or within such further period as may be agreed.
(2)  The landlord or landlord’s agent may dispose of any such goods by selling them or in any other lawful manner.
(3)  The landlord or landlord’s agent must keep a record of goods disposed of under this section.
(4)  A landlord or landlord’s agent who sells goods under this section must, if requested to do so by the former tenant or other person entitled to possession of the goods, pay the sale proceeds to the former tenant or other person. The landlord or landlord’s agent may deduct from the proceeds an occupation fee calculated in accordance with section 132 and the reasonable costs of the sale.
(5)  This section does not apply to perishable goods.