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Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 September 2017 at 20:20)
Part 1 Section 3
3   Object of this Act
The object of this Act is to establish an appropriate regulatory framework for the delivery of quality services to residents of registrable boarding houses, and for the promotion and protection of the wellbeing of such residents, by:
(a)  providing for a registration system for registrable boarding houses, and
(b)  providing for certain occupancy principles to be observed with respect to the provision of accommodation to residents of registrable boarding houses and for appropriate mechanisms for the enforcement of those principles, and
(c)  providing for the licensing and regulation of assisted boarding houses and their staff (including providing for service and accommodation standards at such boarding houses), and
(d)  promoting the sustainability of, and continuous improvements in, the provision of services at registrable boarding houses.