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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 October 2017 at 16:51)
Part 8 Division 2 Section 161
161   One rental bond for each agreement
(1)  A landlord, landlord’s agent or any other person must not require or receive more than one rental bond for a residential tenancy agreement.
(2)  A landlord, landlord’s agent or any other person must not require or receive from a tenant or another person a rental bond or additional amounts of rental bond if:
(a)  a rental bond was paid (and not claimed) for residential premises under a residential tenancy agreement, and
(b)  one or more of the tenants under that agreement continue to occupy the residential premises under one or more successive residential tenancy agreements.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.