(1) This section applies if a person who has paid a * refundable deposit or * accommodation bond for care provided by, or * entry to, a residential care service or flexible care service:
(a) ceases to be provided with residential care by the residential care service (other than because the person is on * leave); or
(b) ceases to be provided with flexible care by the flexible care service.
(2) The person may agree with the approved provider concerned to delay refunding the * refundable deposit balance or * accommodation bond balance on condition that, if the person requests re-entry to the service, the approved provider must:
(a) allow * entry to the person, if:
(i) there are any * places vacant in the service; and
(ii) in a case where the service is a residential care service--the person has been approved under Part 2.3 as a recipient of residential care; and
(b) if the person is allowed entry--apply the * refundable deposit balance or * accommodation bond in payment for the service.