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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 1 July 2018 to date (accessed 16 July 2018 at 08:53)
Part 8 Division 3 Section 165
165   Notice to tenants of claims against tenants
(1)  A landlord, landlord’s agent or a person on behalf of a landlord who makes a claim for payment of a rental bond without the consent of the tenant must give the tenant:
(a)  a copy of a completed condition report about the residential premises at the end of the residential tenancy agreement, and
(b)  copies of any estimates, quotes, invoices or receipts for work for which the rental bond is claimed.
(2)  The documents must be provided within 7 days of the claim being made.
(3)  The documents must also be provided 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.
(4)  A person who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes this section is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.