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Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 21 September 2017 at 22:25)
43   Authorisation conditions—general provisions
(1)  A boarding house authorisation is subject to the following conditions:
(a)  any condition imposed on the authorisation by this Act or prescribed by the regulations,
(b)  any condition imposed on the authorisation by the Secretary under this Act.
(2)  The Secretary may impose conditions on a boarding house authorisation:
(a)  at the time of the grant of the authorisation, or
(b)  subsequent to the grant of the authorisation by variation of the authorisation.
(3)  The Secretary may impose or vary conditions on a boarding house authorisation for such reasons, and in such circumstances, as the Secretary considers appropriate or necessary.
(4)  Without limiting subsections (1) and (3), the conditions prescribed by the regulations or imposed by the Secretary may include conditions relating to any or both of the following:
(a)  standards for services provided to residents (including, but not limited to, standards concerning the physical and mental welfare, education, social activities, personal protection and meals of residents),
(b)  standards for accommodation provided to residents (including, but not limited to, standards concerning bedrooms, bathrooms and other rooms that are occupied or used by residents).
(5)  An authorised operator of an assisted boarding house must not contravene a condition of the boarding house authorisation for the boarding house.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of a corporation—40 penalty units and in addition, for a continuing offence, 10 penalty units for each day the offence continues, and
(b)  in any other case—20 penalty units and in addition, for a continuing offence, 5 penalty units for each day the offence continues.