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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 18:45)
Part 8 Division 3 Section 163
163   Claims for rental bonds
(1)  A claim may be made to the Secretary for the payment of a rental bond by:
(a)  the tenant or an agent of the tenant, or
(b)  the landlord or an agent of the landlord, or
(c)  jointly by the landlord and the tenant or agents for them.
(2)  A claim is to be made in the approved form.
(3)  A claim must not be made before the termination of a residential tenancy agreement unless:
(a)  it is made jointly by or on behalf of the landlord and all the tenants, or
(b)  it is made by or on behalf of the landlord and directs that the rental bond be paid to all the tenants, or
(c)  it is made by or on behalf of all the tenants and directs that the rental bond be paid to the landlord.