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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 16:45)
Part 8 Division 3 Section 164
164   Claim notice to be given to other party
(1)  This section applies if a claim for the whole or part of a rental bond is made by a landlord or a tenant without the consent of all the other parties to a residential tenancy agreement.
(2)  The Secretary must give written notice of the claim to all of the other parties to the residential tenancy agreement as known to the Secretary.
(3)  A notice under this section may be addressed to one or more parties to the residential tenancy agreement.
(4)  The notice must also be given to the Secretary of the Department of Family and Community Services if the whole or part of the rental bond was paid by or on behalf of that Department.
(5)  The notice must state that the Secretary will pay the claim unless notified in writing by a party within 14 days that the claim is the subject of proceedings before the Tribunal or a court.