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RETIREMENT VILLAGES ACT 1999 - SECT 39
Operator to give residents and prospective residents copies of village contracts
(1) As soon as is reasonably practicable (and no later than 14 days) after
entering into a village contract, the operator of the retirement village
concerned must ensure that the other party to the contract has a copy of the
contract that is signed by the operator.
: Maximum penalty--50 penalty units.
(2) If a resident or a prospective resident of a retirement village signs a
village contract and gives it to the operator before the contract is entered
into, the operator must give the resident or prospective resident a copy of
the contract signed by the resident or prospective resident as soon as is
reasonably practicable (and no later than 14 days) after receiving it.
Maximum penalty--50 penalty units.
(3) If a residence contract is in the form
of a lease that is to be registered under the Real Property Act 1900 , the
(a) lodge the lease for registration within one month after
the lease is given to the operator in registrable form, and
(b) provide the
resident with a copy of the fully-executed lease within 14 days after the
lease is returned to the operator following its registration.
penalty--50 penalty units.
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