Contents (2012 - 74)
Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
Division 3 Register
12 Commissioner to keep Register of Boarding Houses
(1) The Commissioner is to keep a Register of Boarding Houses.(2) The Register may be kept in such form as the Commissioner considers appropriate.(3) The Commissioner is to ensure that information on the Register is kept up to date.(4) The Commissioner may correct any error in or omission from the Register.
13 Information to be recorded on Register
(1) The Commissioner is to record in the Register in relation to each registrable boarding house the particulars notified to the Commissioner under this Part and Part 4 about the boarding house.(2) The Commissioner may also record in the Register in relation to a registrable boarding house:(a) particulars of any enforcement action taken in respect of the boarding house, its proprietor or any of its staff (including any action taken under Part 4 in the case of a regulated assisted boarding house), and(b) any other particulars or information that the Commissioner considers appropriate or that may be prescribed by the regulations.
14 Publication of certain information on Register for public access
(1) The Commissioner is to arrange for the following information contained in the Register about registrable boarding houses to be published on the Internet for public access:(a) the name (if any) and the address of each registrable boarding house that is registered,(b) the name, and the residential or business address, of each proprietor of the boarding house,(c) whether the boarding house is a general or regulated assisted boarding house,(d) such other information as may prescribed by the regulations.(2) No other information contained in the Register may be made available to the public.(3) The information referred to in subsection (1) may also be provided to members of the public in any other manner approved by the Commissioner.Note.See also section 94 relating to the exchange of information with other government agencies.
15 Evidential provisions concerning Register
(1) The Register is evidence of any particulars or information recorded in it.(2) A certificate signed or purporting to be signed by the Commissioner, or an employee of the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation authorised in writing by the Commissioner, and stating:(a) that the premises named in the certificate were or were not registered at a specified time, or(b) that the premises named in the certificate were or were not registered as a general or regulated assisted boarding house at a specified time, oris admissible in any legal proceedings and is evidence of the matters stated in the certificate.(c) any other particulars or information recorded in the Register at a specified time,