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BUILDING UNITS AND GROUP TITLES ACT 1980 - SECT 129

Powers of entry of referee in certain cases

129 Powers of entry of referee in certain cases

(1) Where a referee believes on reasonable grounds that—
(a) an offence against any provision of this Act; or
(b) a breach of the by-laws;
has been or is being committed upon any part of a parcel, the referee may, at any reasonable time on reasonable notice given to an occupier of that part of the parcel enter upon that part for the purpose of ascertaining whether that offence or breach has been or is being committed.
(2) When exercising the power under subsection (1) , the referee may, if the referee thinks fit, be accompanied by—
(a) the chairperson, secretary or treasurer of the body corporate or other member of the committee; or
(b) the body corporate manager (if any) of the parcel concerned.
(3) A person shall not obstruct or hinder—
(a) the referee, in the exercise of the power under subsection (1) ; or
(b) a person accompanying the referee in pursuance of subsection (2) .
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—2 2 / 3penalty units.



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