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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 October 2017 at 15:24)
Part 6 Division 2 Section 134
134   Orders by Tribunal relating to goods
(1)  The Tribunal may, on application by the former tenant or a person who has an interest in goods, make any of the following orders:
(a)  an order requiring the landlord to pay compensation for goods disposed of by the landlord or landlord’s agent otherwise than in accordance with this Division,
(b)  an order requiring the landlord to pay compensation for goods damaged after being left on the residential premises and before being claimed by the person entitled to them,
(c)  an order that the landlord or landlord’s agent deliver goods into the former tenant’s or other person’s possession,
(d)  an order requiring the landlord or landlord’s agent to pay the proceeds of sale, or an amount equivalent to the value of the goods, to the former tenant or person,
(e)  any ancillary order that the Tribunal, in the circumstances, thinks appropriate.
(2)  The Tribunal may also, on an application under this section or by a landlord, order the tenant or other person to pay an occupation fee of not more than 14 days rent.
(2A)  The Tribunal may, on application by a former co-tenant, make an order requiring a tenant or co-tenant, or a tenant or co-tenant’s agent, to deliver goods left behind on residential premises by the former co-tenant after the co-tenant vacated the premises (in circumstances where one or more other tenants or co-tenants continue to occupy the premises) into the former co-tenant’s possession.
(3)  An application for an order under this section must be made within the period prescribed by the regulations.