Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
34 Objects of Part
(1) The objects of this Part are:(a) to ensure that persons with additional needs who reside at certain boarding premises are provided with accommodation and support services of an appropriate standard, and(b) to enact provisions for this purpose that are consistent (to the extent that is reasonably practicable) with the purposes and principles expressed in Articles 5, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26 and 28 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.(2) This Part aims to achieve these objects by creating a licensing and regulatory scheme for boarding premises that operate as assisted boarding houses.(3) A court or tribunal that, or person who, exercises any power conferred by or under this Part in relation to assisted boarding houses must be guided in the exercise of that power by the objects referred to in this section.(4) However, nothing in this section is intended to create or confer any legally enforceable obligations, rights or entitlements.