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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT 2010 - SECT 33
Payment of rent by tenant
(1) A tenant must pay the rent under a residential tenancy agreement on or
before the day set out in the agreement.
(2) A landlord, or landlord's agent,
must not require a tenant to pay more than 2 weeks rent in advance under a
residential tenancy agreement or to pay rent for a period of the tenancy
before the end of the previous period for which rent has been paid.
Note : A
tenant may pay more than 2 weeks rent if the tenant wishes to do so.
Maximum penalty--10 penalty units.
(3) A landlord, or landlord's agent, must
not knowingly appropriate rent paid by the tenant for the purpose of any
amount payable by the tenant other than rent.
: Maximum penalty--10 penalty
(4) This section is a term of every residential tenancy agreement.
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