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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT 1997


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

           Division 1--Introductory provisions

   1.      Purposes  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   3A.     Objectives of this Act  
   3B.     References to landlords, tenants and tenancy agreements  
   4.      Act binds the Crown  

           Division 2--Application of Act to residential rental agreements, rooming houses and site agreements

   5.      Application of Act to assignees and transferees  
   7.      Premises used primarily as a residence  
   8.      Premises connected to premises used for trade or business  
   9.      Principal place of residence  
   10.     Premises used for holidays  
   11.     Farming and grazing  
   12.     Contracts of employment  
   13.     Contracts of sale or mortgages  
   14.     Prescribed premises and prescribed agreements  
   15.     Certain provisions not to apply to residential rental agreements  
   17.     Room used by operator or operator's family or employees  
   18.     Self-contained apartments  
   19.     Minister may declare building to be a rooming house  
   20.     Hotels and motels  
   21.     Educational institutions  
   22.     Temporary crisis accommodation  
   23.     Health or residential services  
   23A.    Application of Act to assignees and transferees  
   23B.    Site agreements exceeding 5 years  
   23C.    Part 4A site used under contract of employment  
   23D.    Part 4A site used primarily as a residence  
   23E.    Part 4A site used for holidays  
   23F.    Prescribed Part 4A sites and prescribed site agreements  
   23G.    Certain provisions not to apply to site agreements  

           Division 3--Exemptions by Tribunal

   24.     Application for exemption  
   25.     Order of Tribunal  

   PART 2--RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES--RESIDENTIAL RENTAL AGREEMENTS

           Division 1--General requirements for residential rental agreements

   26.     Residential rental agreements to be in standard form  
   26A.    Offence to include prohibited term in residential rental agreement  
   27.     Invalid terms  
   27A.    Additional terms in fixed term residential rental agreements  
   27B.    Prohibited terms—general  
   27C.    Prescribed terms—professional cleaning, maintenance and related obligations  
   28.     Harsh and unconscionable terms  
   29.     Copy of agreement to be made available to renter  
   29A.    Residential rental agreement signed by the renter but not by the residential rental provider  
   29B.    Application to Tribunal to order preparation of residential rental agreement  

           Division 1A--Discrimination in relation to residential rental agreements

   29C.    Residential rental agreement application forms must include prescribed information  
   30.     Renters with children  
   30A.    Residential rental provider must not unlawfully discriminate against another person by refusing to let rented premises  

           Division 1B--Disclosures and representations prior to entering into residential rental agreements

   30B.    Restriction on use of personal information provided by prospective renters  
   30C.    Residential rental provider must not request prescribed information from applicants  
   30D.    Information that residential rental providers must disclose before entering residential rental agreement  
   30E.    Misleading or deceptive conduct inducing a person to enter a residential rental agreement  

           Division 1C--Rental auctions prohibited

   30F.    Rented premises must be offered for rent at a fixed amount  
   30G.    Residential rental provider or that person's agent must not engage in false or misleading advertising of rent for rental premises  

           Division 2--Bonds

   31.     What is the maximum bond?  
   32.     Application to increase maximum amount of bond  
   33.     Tribunal may determine maximum bond  
   34.     Not more than 1 bond is payable in respect of continuous occupation  
   34A.    Additional amount of bond proportionate with rent increase  
   34B.    Renter may apply to VCAT to vary additional amount of bond  
   35.     Condition report  
   35A.    Residential rental provider or renter may apply to Tribunal to amend inaccurate or incomplete condition report  
   36.     Condition report is evidence of state of repair  
   37.     Certain guarantees prohibited  
   38.     Maximum amount of certain guarantees  

           Division 3--Rents

   39.     Accrual of rent  
   40.     Limit on rent in advance  
   41.     Rent in advance under weekly residential rental agreement  
   42.     Where and how is rent to be paid?  
   43.     Receipts for rent  
   44.     Rent increases  
   45.     Renter may complain to Director about excessive rent  
   46.     Application to Tribunal about excessive rent  
   47.     What can the Tribunal order?  
   48.     Tribunal can order refund of rent  
   49.     Renter's goods not to be taken for rent  

           Division 4--Other charges

   50.     Application and holding deposits  
   51.     Certain charges prohibited  
   52.     Renter's liability for various utility charges  
   53.     Residential rental provider's liability for various utility charges  
   53A.    Residential rental provider's liability for excessive usage caused by faults  
   53B.    Application to Tribunal about excessive usage charges  
   53AA.   Agreements relating to installation of solar energy system  
   54.     Residential rental provider's liability for charges for supply to non-complying appliances  
   54A.    Residential rental provider to give key or security device to renters  
   55.     Reimbursement  
   56.     Residential rental provider must not seek overpayment for utility charge  
   57.     Director of Housing or registered housing agency may impose service charge  
   58.     Indemnity for taxes and rates  

           Division 5--General duties of renters and residential rental providers

   59.     Renter must not use premises for illegal purposes  
   60.     Renter must not cause nuisance or interference  
   61.     Renter and visitor must not damage premises or common areas  
   62.     Renter must notify residential rental provider of damage  
   63.     Renter must keep and leave rented premises reasonably clean  
   63A.    Renter's safety-related duties  
   64.     Modifications to rented premises  

           Division 5A--General duties of residential rental providers

   65.     Residential rental provider's duty in relation to provision of premises  
   65A.    Occupation of rented premises that do not comply with rental minimum standards  
   66.     Residential rental provider must give renter certain information  
   67.     Quiet enjoyment  
   68.     Residential rental provider's duty to maintain premises  
   68A.    Residential rental provider's duty to comply with safety-related repairs and maintenance requirements  
   68B.    Residential rental provider must keep and produce records of gas and electrical safety checks  
   69.     Residential rental provider must ensure rating compliance for replacement appliances  
   70.     Locks  
   70A.    Locks for rented premises the subject of an intervention order  
   70B.    Locks for rented premises the subject of an order under section 91W(1)(b) and (1A)(b)  
   71.     Application to Tribunal to change locks without consent  

           Division 5B--Pets

   71A.    Renter may keep a pet at rented premises with consent or Tribunal order  
   71B.    Renter's request for consent to keep pet on rented premises  
   71C.    Residential rental provider must not unreasonably refuse to consent to keep a pet on rented premises  
   71D.    Application to refuse consent to keep a pet on rented premises or exclude a pet from rented premises  
   71E.    Tribunal orders—pets  

           Division 6--Repairs and maintenance

   72AA.   Renter must report damage and breakdown of facilities to residential rental provider  
   72.     Urgent repairs  
   73.     Application to Tribunal for urgent repairs  
   74.     Application to Director to investigate need for non‑urgent repairs  
   75.     Application to Tribunal for non-urgent repairs  
   75A.    Residential rental provider may join owners corporation in application for breach of duty to maintain premises  
   76.     What can the Tribunal order?  
   77.     Payment of rent into Rent Special Account  
   78.     Residential rental provider may give renter repair notice  
   79.     Residential rental provider may do repairs and renter liable for costs  
   80.     Declaration under Housing Act 1983 that house unfit for habitation  

           Division 7--Assignment and sub-letting

   81.     Assignment and sub-letting by a renter  
   82.     Renter may apply to Tribunal  
   83.     Director of Housing may withhold consent in certain circumstances  
   84.     Residential rental provider cannot ask for fee for giving consent  

           Division 8--Rights of entry

   85.     Entry of rented premises  
   86.     Grounds for entry of rented premises  
   87.     Manner of entry  
   88.     What must be in a notice of entry?  
   89.     Renter has duty to permit entry  
   89A.    Residential rental provider may enter rented premises to produce advertising images and videos  
   90.     What if damage is caused during entry?  
   91.     What if a person exercising right of entry fails to comply with Division?  
   91A.    Offence relating to entering rented premises  

           Division 9--Termination of residential rental agreements

   91B.    Termination of residential rental agreement  
   91C.    Termination by agreement  
   91D.    Termination by consent  
   91E.    Termination after notice to vacate  
   91F.    Termination by abandonment  
   91G.    Termination where premises are sub-let  
   91H.    Termination where residential rental provider not owner of premises  
   91I.    Termination by mortgagee  
   91J.    Termination by merger  
   91K.    Termination by disclaimer  
   91L.    Termination by renter before possession  
   91M.    Termination by residential rental provider before possession  
   91N.    Termination after death of sole renter  
   91O.    Residential rental agreement—cancellation of licence or failure to renew licence  
   91P.    Offence to obtain possession etc. of premises  
   91Q.    Creation of periodic residential rental agreement  
   91R.    New residential rental agreement created where head residential rental agreement terminated  
   91S.    Application to Tribunal for creation of residential rental agreement  
   91T.    Order of Tribunal to enter into residential rental agreement  
   91U.    Reduction or termination of fixed term residential rental agreement because of hardship  
   91V.    Application for termination or new residential rental agreement because of family violence or personal violence  
   91W.    Tribunal orders  
   91X.    Tribunal may determine parties' liability under terminated residential rental agreement  
   91Y.    Cross-examination in a proceeding for termination or new residential rental agreement  
   91YA.   Application for termination of residential rental agreement because of coercion or deception of SDA resident  
   91YB.   Tribunal orders  
   91Z.    Notice of intention to vacate  
   91ZA.   Notice to have no effect in certain circumstances  
   91ZB.   Reduced period of notice of intention to vacate in certain circumstances  
   91ZC.   Residential rental agreement for a fixed term of more than 5 years does not comply with standard form  
   91ZD.   Premises destroyed or unfit for habitation  
   91ZE.   Failure of residential rental provider to comply with Tribunal order  
   91ZF.   Successive breaches by residential rental provider  
   91ZG.   Order of Tribunal that premises are abandoned  
   91ZH.   Abandoned premises and rent in advance  
   91ZI.   Damage  
   91ZJ.   Danger  
   91ZK.   Threats and intimidation  
   91ZL.   Condition of premises  
   91ZM.   Non-payment of rent  
   91ZN.   Failure to pay bond  
   91ZO.   Failure to comply with Tribunal order  
   91ZP.   Successive breaches by renter  
   91ZQ.   Use of premises for illegal purpose  
   91ZR.   Drug-related conduct in public housing  
   91ZS.   Prescribed indictable offences in public housing  
   91ZT.   Permitting child to reside in premises  
   91ZU.   False statement to housing authority  
   91ZV.   Assignment or sub-letting without consent  
   91ZW.   Residential rental provider's principal place of residence (fixed term residential rental agreement)  
   91ZX.   Repairs  
   91ZY.   Demolition  
   91ZZ.   Premises to be used for business  
   91ZZA.  Premises to be occupied by residential rental provider or provider's family  
   91ZZB.  Premises to be sold  
   91ZZC.  Premises required for public purposes  
   91ZZD.  End of fixed term residential rental agreement of not more than 5 years  
   91ZZDA. End of fixed term residential rental agreement of more than 5 years  
   91ZZE.  Renter no longer meets eligibility criteria  
   91ZZF.  Renter in transitional housing refuses alternative accommodation  
   91ZZG.  Notice to vacate when pet kept without consent  
   91ZZH.  Prohibition on letting premises after notice  
   91ZZI.  Notice to have no effect in certain circumstances  
   91ZZJ.  Notice by owner  
   91ZZK.  Notice by mortgagee  
   91ZZL.  Notice to vacate given by Tribunal order under Rooming House Operators Act 2016  
   91ZZM.  Notice to vacate—refusal of licence under Rooming House Operators Act 2016  
   91ZZN.  Form of notice of intention to vacate  
   91ZZO.  Form of notice to vacate  
   91ZZP.  What if 2 or more notices can be served?  
   91ZZQ.  How can a notice be withdrawn?  
   91ZZR.  Application of Subdivision  
   91ZZS.  Renter may apply to Tribunal  
   91ZZT.  What can the Tribunal order?  
   91ZZU.  Renter may challenge notice to vacate on grounds of family violence or personal violence  
   91ZZV.  What can the Tribunal order?  

   PART 3--ROOMING HOUSES--RESIDENCY RIGHTS AND DUTIES

           Division 1--Residency rights

   92.     Residency right  
   92A.    Exclusive occupancy right  
   92B.    Shared room right  
   92C.    Notice to resident of residency right  
   93.     Rights cannot be assigned  
   93A.    Fixed term rooming house agreements  
   94.     Power to enter agreements other than fixed term rooming house agreements  
   94A.    Harsh and unconscionable terms  
   94AB.   Additional terms for fixed term rooming house agreements  
   94ABA.  Offence to include prohibited term in fixed term rooming house agreement  
   94AC.   Invalid terms  
   94AD.   Prohibited terms—general  
   94AE.   Prescribed terms—professional cleaning  
   94AF.   Application to Tribunal to order preparation of fixed term rooming house agreement  

           Division 1A--Shared room rights

   94B.    Consent required for increase in room capacity  
   94C.    Notice of increase in room capacity  
   94D.    Consent of resident to increased room capacity  

           Division 1B--Discrimination in relation to residency rights

   94E.    Occupancy application forms must include prescribed information  
   94F.    Rooming house operator must not unlawfully discriminate against another person by refusing occupancy  

           Division 1C--Disclosures and representations prior to granting residency rights

   94G.    Restriction on use of personal information provided by prospective residents  
   94H.    Rooming house operator must not request prescribed information from applicants  
   94I.    Information that rooming house operators must disclose before occupancy commences  

           Division 2--Bonds

   95.     Payment of bond  
   96.     What is the maximum bond?  
   97.     Condition report  
   97A.    Rooming house operator or resident may apply to Tribunal to amend inaccurate or incomplete condition report  
   98.     Condition report is evidence of state of repair  

           Division 3--Rent

   99.     Limit on rent in advance  
   99A.    Rent payment  
   100.    Receipts for rent  
   101.    How much notice of rent increase is required?  
   102.    Resident may complain to Director about excessive rent  
   102A.   Director may investigate rent without application by resident  
   103.    Application to Tribunal about excessive rent  
   104.    What can the Tribunal order?  
   105.    Payment of increased rent pending Tribunal decision  
   106.    Rent must be reduced if services are reduced  
   106A.   Rent must be reduced if room capacity increased  
   107.    Resident's goods not to be taken for rent  

           Division 4--Other charges

   108.    Separately metered rooms  
   109.    Schedule of services provided to be given to resident  
   109A.   Director of Housing or registered housing agency may impose service charge on resident  

           Division 5--General duties of residents and rooming house operators

   110.    Resident's use of room  
   111.    Resident must not use room for illegal purposes  
   112.    Resident's duty to pay rent  
   113.    Quiet enjoyment—resident's duty  
   114.    Resident must keep and leave room reasonably clean  
   114A.   Resident must not interfere with prescribed safety device  
   115.    Resident must not make modifications without consent  
   116.    Resident must notify rooming house operator of and compensate for damage  
   117.    Resident must not keep pet without consent  
   118.    Resident must give key to rooming house operator  
   119.    Resident must observe house rules  
   120AA.   Rooming house operator's liability for excessive usage caused by faults  
   120AAB. Application to Tribunal about excessive usage charges  
   120.    Rooming house operator must keep room and house in good repair  
   120A.   Rooming house operator must comply with rooming house standards  
   121.    Rooming house operator must provide access  
   122.    Quiet enjoyment—rooming house operator's duty  
   123.    Security  
   124.    Provision and display of statement of rights and house rules  
   125.     Rooming house operator to give additional information  
   126.    House rules  
   127.     Duties relating to house rules  
   128.     What if house rules are thought to be unreasonable?  

           Division 6--Repairs

   129.    Urgent repairs  
   130.    Application to Tribunal for urgent repairs  
   131.    Application to Director to investigate need for non‑urgent repairs  
   131A.   Director may investigate rooming house without application by resident  
   132.    Application to Tribunal for non-urgent repairs  
   133.    What can the Tribunal order?  
   134.    Payment of rent into Rent Special Account  
   135.    Repair provisions not applicable to certain damage  

           Division 7--Rights of entry

   136.    Access to room  
   137.    Grounds for entry of a room  
   138.    Manner of entry  
   139.    What must be in a notice of entry?  
   140.    Resident has duty to permit entry  
   141.    What if damage is caused during entry?  
   142.    What if a person exercising right of entry fails to comply with Division?  
   142A.   Offence relating to entering room occupied by resident  

           Division 8--Standards

   142B.   Standards for rooming houses etc.  
   142BA.  Records of gas and electrical safety checks  
   142C.   Regulations for rooming houses  

           Division 9--Rooming House Register

   142D.   Unregistered rooming house  
   142E.   Establishment of Rooming House Register  
   142F.   Information to be included in Rooming House Register  
   142G.   Compilation of information for inclusion in Rooming House Register  
   142H.   Form of Rooming House Register  
   142I.   Rooming House Register—Access and amendment  
   142J.   Inspection of Rooming House Register  
   142K.   Restriction on access to personal information  
   142KA.  Restriction on access to address of rooming house  
   142L.   Rights of review  

           Division 10--Termination of residency rights in rooming houses

   142M.   Termination after notice  
   142N.   Termination by Tribunal  
   142O.   Termination by abandonment  
   142P.   Termination if room or rooming house destroyed  
   142Q.   Residency rights—cancellation of licence or failure to renew licence  
   142R.   Offences relating to interference with rights  
   142S.   Application for termination or new rooming house agreement because of family violence or personal violence  
   142T.   Tribunal orders  
   142U.   Tribunal may determine parties' liability under terminated agreement  
   142V.   Cross-examination in a proceeding for termination or new agreement  
   142W.   Notice of intention to vacate room  
   142X.   Rent payable on termination without notice  
   142Y.   Rent payable if room vacated early  
   142Z.   Order of abandonment  
   142ZA.  End of fixed term rooming house agreement  
   142ZB.  Damage  
   142ZC.  Danger  
   142ZD.  Threats and intimidation  
   142ZE.  Disruption  
   142ZF.  Non-payment of rent  
   142ZG.  Failure of resident to comply with Tribunal order  
   142ZH.  Successive breaches by resident  
   142ZI.  Use of room for illegal purpose  
   142ZJ.  Sale of rooming house  
   142ZK.  Repairs or demolition  
   142ZL.  Prohibition on renting after notice  
   142ZM.  Notice to have no effect in certain circumstances  
   142ZN.  Resident in transitional housing refuses alternative accommodation  
   142ZO.  Notice by owner of building or other person who is not rooming house operator  
   142ZP.  Notice by rooming house mortgagee  
   142ZQ.  Notice to vacate given by Tribunal order under Rooming House Operators Act 2016  
   142ZR.  Notice to vacate—refusal of licence under Rooming House Operators Act 2016  
   142ZS.  Form of notice of intention to vacate  
   142ZT.  Form of notice to vacate  
   142ZU.  What if 2 or more notices can be served?  
   142ZV.  How can a notice be withdrawn?  
   142ZW.  Application of Subdivision  
   142ZX.  Resident may apply to Tribunal  
   142ZY.  What can the Tribunal order?  
   142ZZ.  Resident may challenge notice to vacate on grounds of family violence or personal violence  
   142ZZA. What can the Tribunal order?  

   PART 4--CARAVAN PARKS AND MOVABLE DWELLINGS--RESIDENCY RIGHTS AND DUTIES

           Division 1AA--Application of Part

   143AA.  Application of Part to caravan parks and movable dwellings  

           Division 1--Residency rights

   143.    Residency right  
   144.    Agreements  
   144AA.  Prohibited terms—general  
   144AB.  Prohibited terms—professional cleaning  
   144AC.  Offence to include prohibited term in agreement under section 144  
   144A.   Harsh and unconscionable terms  
   144B.   Application to Tribunal to order preparation of agreement  
   145.    Caravan park owner to notify prospective resident of rights  

           Division 1A--Discrimination in relation to residency rights

   145A.   Section 144(1) or (2) agreement application forms must include prescribed information  
   145B.   Caravan park owner or caravan owner must not unlawfully discriminate against another person by refusing to grant agreement under section 144(1) or (2)  

           Division 1B--Disclosures and representations prior to granting residency rights

   145C.   Restriction on use of personal information provided by prospective residents  
   145D.   Caravan park owner or caravan owner must not request prescribed information from applicants  
   145E.   Information that caravan park owners or caravan owners must disclose before agreement under section 144(1) or (2) commences  
   145F.   Offence to enter into certain agreements about caravan park land  

           Division 2--Bonds

   146.    Payment of bond  
   147.    What is the maximum bond?  
   148.    Condition report  
   148A.   Caravan park owner, caravan owner or caravan park resident may apply to Tribunal to amend inaccurate or incomplete condition report  
   149.    Condition report is evidence of state of repair  

           Division 3--Rents and hiring charges

   150.    Limit on rent or hiring charge in advance  
   150A.   Payment of rent or hiring charge  
   151.    Receipts for rent or hiring charge  
   152.    How much notice is required of rent or hiring charge increase?  
   153.    Resident may complain to Director about excessive rent or hiring charge  
   154.    Application to Tribunal about excessive rent or hiring charge  
   155.    What can the Tribunal order?  
   156.    Payment of increased rent or hiring charge pending Tribunal decision  
   157.    Additional rent  
   158.    Additional hiring charge  
   159.    Rent must be reduced if services are reduced  
   160.    Resident's goods not to be taken for rent or hiring charges  

           Division 4--Other charges

   161.    Supply of key  
   162.    Resident's liability for electricity, gas and water charges  
   163.    Caravan park owner's liability for electricity, gas and water charges  
   164.    Owner's responsibility for charges for supply to non-complying appliances  
   165.    Reimbursement  
   166.    Owner must not seek overpayment for utility charges  

           Division 5--General duties of residents, caravan park owners and caravan owners

   167.    Resident's use of site  
   168.    Resident must not use site for illegal purposes  
   169.    Resident's duty to pay rent and hiring charge  
   170.    Quiet enjoyment—resident's duty  
   171.    Resident must keep and leave site reasonably clean  
   171A.   Resident must keep caravan in good repair  
   171B.   Resident must not make site or caravan modifications without consent  
   173.    Resident must notify owner of and compensate for damage  
   174.    Number of persons residing on site  
   175.    Resident must observe caravan park rules  
   176.     Caravan park owner must provide access  
   177.    Quiet enjoyment—caravan park owner's duty  
   178.    Caravan park owner must keep park etc. clean  
   178A.   Caravan park owner must maintain rented site in good repair  
   179.    Duty of caravan park owner to maintain communal areas  
   180.    Maintenance and repair of caravans  
   180A.   Caravan park owner's and caravan owner's liability for excessive usage caused by faults  
   180B.   Application to Tribunal about excessive usage charges  
   181.    Owner must ensure appliances with an efficiency rating system installed  
   182.    Statement of rights and copy of park rules  
   183.     Statement of scale of certain charges, fees and commissions  
   184.    Owner to give additional information  
   185.    Caravan park rules  
   186.     Duties relating to caravan park rules  
   187.     What if the caravan park rules are thought to be unreasonable?  

           Division 6--Repairs

   188.    Urgent repairs to caravans  
   188A.   Urgent site repairs  
   189.    Application to the Tribunal for urgent caravan repairs  
   189A.   Application to Tribunal for urgent site repairs  
   190.    Application to Director to investigate need for non‑urgent caravan repairs  
   190A.   Application to Director to investigate need for non‑urgent site repairs  
   191.    Application to Tribunal for non-urgent repairs  
   191A.   Application to Tribunal for non-urgent site repairs  
   192.    What can the Tribunal order?  
   193.    Payment of rent or hiring charge into Rent Special Account  
   194.    Repair provisions not applicable to certain damage  

           Division 7--Transfer of rights and sale of caravans

   195.    Transfer of residency right  
   196.    What if the caravan park owner unreasonably withholds consent to transfer?  
   197.    Owner must not charge fee for transfer of resident's rights  
   198.    Sale of caravan  

           Division 7A--Residents committees

   198A.   Participation in residents committee  
   198B.   Caravan park owner's duties to residents committees  

           Division 8--Rights of entry

   199.    Entry of caravan by caravan park owner  
   200.    Entry of caravan by caravan owner  
   201.    Grounds for entry of caravan or site  
   202.    Manner of entry  
   203.    What must be in a notice of entry?  
   204.    Resident has duty to permit entry  
   205.    What if damage is caused during entry?  
   206.    What if a person exercising right of entry fails to comply with Division?  
   206A.   Offence relating to entering a site or caravan occupied by a resident  

           Division 9--Termination of residency rights in caravan parks

   206AB.  Termination after notice  
   206AC.  Termination by agreement  
   206AD.  Termination on execution of warrant  
   206AE.  Termination by abandonment  
   206AF.  Offences relating to interference with rights  
   206AG.  Application for termination or new agreement because of family violence or personal violence  
   206AH.  Tribunal orders  
   206AI.  Tribunal may determine parties' liability under terminated agreement  
   206AJ.  Cross-examination in a proceeding for termination or new agreement  
   206AK.  Notice of intention to vacate site or caravan  
   206AL.  Notice if caravan destroyed or unfit for habitation  
   206AM.  Rent or hiring charge payable on termination without notice  
   206AN.  Rent or hiring charge payable if site or caravan vacated early  
   206AO.  Abandonment of site or caravan  
   206AP.  Order of abandonment  
   206AQ.  Damage  
   206AR.  Danger  
   206AS.  Threats and intimidation  
   206AT.  Disruption  
   206AU.  Non-payment of rent  
   206AV.  Non-payment of hiring charges  
   206AW.  Failure of resident to comply with Tribunal order  
   206AX.  Successive breaches by resident  
   206AY.  Use of site or caravan for illegal purpose  
   206AZ.  Sale of caravan  
   206AZA. Closure of caravan park  
   206AZB. Occupation by caravan owner  
   206AZC. Prohibition on hiring of caravans or renting of sites after notice  
   206AZD. Notice under agreement with specified period of occupancy  
   206AZE. Notice of no effect  
   206AZF. Notice by caravan park mortgagee  
   206AZG. Notice by caravan mortgagee  
   206AZH. Form of notice of intention to vacate  
   206AZI. Form of notice to vacate  
   206AZJ. What if 2 or more notices can be served?  
   206AZK. How can a notice be withdrawn?  
   206AZL. Application of Subdivision  
   206AZM. Resident may apply to Tribunal  
   206AZN. What can the Tribunal order?  
   206AZO. Resident may challenge notice to vacate on grounds of family violence or personal violence  
   206AZP. What can the Tribunal order?  

   PART 4A--SITE AGREEMENTS AND SITE–TENANT OWNED DWELLINGS

           Division 1--General requirements for site agreements

   206B.   Rights of site tenants  
   206BA.  Site tenant may request co-habitant to be site tenant under site agreement  
   206C.   Part 4A dwelling not a fixture  
   206D.   Crown land  
   206E.   Site agreements to be in writing  
   206EA.  Site agreements signed by the site tenant but not by the site owner  
   206F.   Terms of site agreement  
   206FA.  Prohibited terms—general  
   206FB.  Offence to include prohibited term in site agreement  
   206G.   Harsh and unconscionable terms  
   206H.   Minimum terms for site agreements in new parks  
   206I.   Site agreement consideration period  
   206J.   Cooling off period  
   206JA.  Cooling off period—Part 4A dwelling purchase agreement  

           Division 1A--Discrimination in relation to site agreements

   206JB.  Site agreement application forms must include prescribed information  
   206JC.  Site owner must not unlawfully discriminate against another person by refusing to let Part 4A site  

           Division 1B--Disclosures and representations prior to entering into site agreements

   206JD.  Restriction on use of personal information provided by prospective site tenants  
   206JE.  Site owner must not request prescribed information from applicants  
   206JF.  Information that site owners must disclose before entering into site agreements  
   206JG.  Offence to enter into certain agreements about Part 4A park land  

           Division 2--Bonds

   206K.   What is the maximum bond?  
   206L.   Application to increase maximum amount of bond  
   206M.   Tribunal may determine maximum bond  
   206N.   Not more than one bond is payable in respect of continuous occupation  
   206O.   Condition report  
   206OA.  Site owner or site tenant may apply to Tribunal to amend inaccurate or incomplete condition report  
   206P.   Condition report is evidence of state of repair  
   206Q.   Certain guarantees prohibited  
   206R.   Maximum amount of certain guarantees  

           Division 3--Rents and other charges

   206S.   Rent, fees and charges under site agreements  
   206SA.  Rent increases in site agreements  
   206T.   Limit on rent in advance  
   206TA.  Rent payment  
   206U.   Receipts for rent  
   206V.   How much notice is required of non-fixed rent increase?  
   206W.   Site tenant may complain to Director about excessive rent  
   206X.   Application to Tribunal about excessive rent  
   206Y.   What can the Tribunal order?  
   206Z.   Payment of increased rent pending Tribunal decision  
   206ZA.  Additional charge  
   206ZB.  Rent must be reduced if services are reduced  
   206ZC.  Site tenant's goods not to be taken for rent  

           Division 4--Other charges

   206ZD.  Supply of key  
   206ZE.  Site tenant's liability for electricity, gas and water charges  
   206ZF.  Site owner's liability for electricity, gas and water charges  
   206ZG.  Reimbursement  
   206ZH.  Site owner must not seek overpayment for utility charges  

           Division 5--General duties of site tenants

   206ZI.  Site tenant's use of site  
   206ZJ.  Site tenant must not use site for illegal purpose  
   206ZK.  Site tenant's duty to pay rent  
   206ZL.  Quiet enjoyment—site tenant's duty  
   206ZM.  Site tenant must keep and leave Part 4A site reasonably clean  
   206ZMA. Site tenant must keep Part 4A dwelling in good repair  
   206ZMB. Site tenant must not make Part 4A site modifications without consent  
   206ZO.  Site tenant must notify site owner of and compensate for damage  
   206ZP.  Number of persons residing on Part 4A site  
   206ZQ.  Site tenant must observe Part 4A park rules  

           Division 6--General duties of site owners

   206ZR.  Site owner must give tenant certain information  
   206ZS.  Part 4A site plans  
   206ZT.  Site owner must provide access  
   206ZU.  Quiet enjoyment—site owner's duty  
   206ZV.  Site owner must keep Part 4A park clean  
   206ZVA. Site owner must maintain and repair rented site  
   206ZVB. Site owner's liability for excessive usage caused by faults  
   206ZVC. Application to Tribunal about excessive usage charges  
   206ZW.  Duty of site owner to maintain communal areas  
   206ZX.  Site owner to give additional information  

           Division 7--Part 4A park rules

   206ZY.  Site owner may make Part 4A park rules  
   206ZZ.   Amendment of Part 4A park rules  
   206ZZA.  What if the Part 4A park rules are thought to be unreasonable?  

           Division 7A--Repairs

   206ZZAA.Urgent site repairs to Part 4A sites  
   206ZZAB.Application to Tribunal for urgent site repairs  
   206ZZAC.Application to Director to investigate need for non-urgent site repairs  
   206ZZAD.Application to Tribunal for non-urgent site repairs  
   206ZZAE.What can the Tribunal order?  
   206ZZAF.Payment of rent into Rent Special Account  
   206ZZAG.Repair provisions not applicable to certain damage  

           Division 8--Site tenants' committees

   206ZZBAA.Only one committee if park occupied by residents under Parts 4 and 4A  
   206ZZB. Participation in site tenants' committee  
   206ZZC. Site owner's duties to site tenants' committees  

           Division 9--Assignment and sub-letting

   206ZZD. Assignment by a site tenant  
   206ZZE. Sub-letting by a site tenant  
   206ZZF. Site tenant may apply to Tribunal  
   206ZZG. Site owner cannot ask for fee for giving consent  
   206ZZH. Sale of Part 4A dwelling  

           Division 10--Rights of entry

   206ZZI. Entry of Part 4A site and Part 4A dwelling by site owner  
   206ZZJ. Grounds for entry of Part 4A site  
   206ZZK. Manner of entry  
   206ZZL. What must be in a notice of entry?  
   206ZZM. Site tenant has duty to permit entry  
   206ZZN. What if damage is caused during entry?  
   206ZZO. What if a person exercising right of entry fails to comply with Division?  
   206ZZP. Offence relating to entering a site occupied by a site tenant  

           Division 11--Termination of site agreements in Part 4A parks

   207.    Termination of site agreement  
   207A.   Termination by agreement  
   207B.   Termination by consent  
   207C.   Termination after notice to vacate  
   207D.   Termination by abandonment  
   207E.   Termination if Part 4A site is sub-let  
   207F.   Termination if site owner not owner of site  
   207G.   Termination by merger  
   207H.   Termination by disclaimer  
   207I.   Termination by site tenant before occupation or use  
   207J.   Offences relating to interference with rights  
   207K.   Creation of periodic site agreement  
   207L.   Reduction of fixed term agreement  
   207M.   Application for termination or new site agreement because of family violence or personal violence  
   207N.   Tribunal orders  
   207O.   Tribunal may determine parties' liability under terminated agreement  
   207P.   Cross-examination in a proceeding for termination or new agreement  
   207Q.   Notice of intention to vacate  
   207R.   Notice to have no effect in certain circumstances  
   207S.   Reduced period of notice of intention to vacate in certain circumstances  
   207T.   Failure of site owner to comply with Tribunal order  
   207U.   Successive breaches by site owner  
   207V.   Order of abandonment  
   207W.   Damage  
   207X.   Danger  
   207Y.   Threats and intimidation  
   207Z.   Disruption  
   207ZA.  Failure to comply with Tribunal order  
   207ZB.  Successive breaches by site tenant  
   207ZC.  Use of Part 4A site for illegal purpose  
   207ZD.  Assignment or sub-letting without consent  
   207ZE.  Closure of Part 4A park  
   207ZF.  Notice by land owner  
   207ZG.  Notice under fixed term site agreement  
   207ZH.  Notice of no effect  
   207ZI.  Notice by mortgagee of Part 4A park  
   207ZJ.  Form of notice of intention to vacate  
   207ZK.  Form of notice to vacate  
   207ZL.  What if 2 or more notices can be served?  
   207ZM.  How can a notice be withdrawn?  
   207ZN.  Site tenant may challenge notice to vacate on grounds of family violence or personal violence  
   207ZO.  What can the Tribunal order?  

   PART 5--COMPENSATION AND COMPLIANCE

   208.    Breach of duty notice  
   209.    Application for compensation or compliance order for breach of duty  
   209AA.  Application for compensation or compliance order for breach of prescribed term in standard form tenancy agreement  
   209AAB. Application for compensation or compliance order for cost of urgent repairs  
   209A.   Tribunal must hear application urgently  
   210AA.  Application to Tribunal for compensation order for discrimination  
   210.    Application to Tribunal for compensation order on other grounds  
   210A.   Application to Tribunal by resident for compensation  
   210B.   Application to Tribunal by site tenant or site owner for compensation  
   211.    Matters which may be considered by Tribunal  
   211A.   Further matters to be considered by Tribunal  
   211B.   Director's guidelines to be considered by Tribunal  
   212.    Orders of Tribunal  
   213.    Compensation for unpaid rent  
   213AA.  Compensation for unpaid rent under site agreement  
   213A.   Application for payment of rent arrears or hiring charge arrears from bond  
   213B.   Application to Tribunal for loss or damage  
   214.    Can a person recover compensation under this Part as well as from a bond?  
   214A.   Compensation for loss of rent under terminated site agreement  
   215.    What powers does a court have to award compensation?  
   215A.   Compensation in relation to closure of caravan park or Part 4A park  
   215B.   Tribunal may make park closure compensation order  

   PART 7--REGAINING POSSESSION--POSSESSION ORDERS AND WARRANTS

           Division 1--Applications for possession orders

   322.    Application for possession order by residential rental provider  
   323.    Application for possession order by rooming house operator  
   323A.   Application for possession order by person entitled to give notice to vacate under section 142ZO  
   324.    Application for possession order by caravan park owner or caravan owner  
   324A.   Application for possession order by site owner  
   325.    Application for possession order by mortgagee  
   326.    Time for application  
   329.    Hearing of application for possession order  
   330.    Order of Tribunal  
   330A.   What is reasonable and proportionate?  
   331.    Order to be dismissed or adjourned in certain circumstances  
   332.    Order not to be made in certain circumstances  
   332A.   Tribunal may dismiss possession order application and make compliance order in certain circumstances  
   333.    Contents of possession order  
   334.    Effect of possession order for rented premises or Part 4A site  

           Division 3--Recovery of possession of rented premises where occupied without consent

   344.    Application for possession order if premises occupied without consent  
   345.    Order of Tribunal  
   346.    What must the possession order provide?  
   347.    Notice to occupiers of premises  
   348.    Direction of Tribunal if occupier fails to appear  
   349.    Order of Tribunal if occupier appears  
   350.    Effect of this Division  

           Division 4--Warrants of possession

   351.    Issue of warrant of possession  
   352.    Postponement of issue of warrant in certain cases  
   353.    Immediate issue of warrant if failure to comply during postponement  
   354.    Extension of time for warrant to be executed  
   355.    Warrant of possession  
   356.    Lapsing of possession order and lapsing or cancellation of warrant of possession  
   357.    Execution of warrant  
   358.    Offence to re-enter rooming house, site or caravan  

           Division 5--Sheriff's powers to remove caravans

   359.    Removal of caravan from a caravan park  
   360.    Sheriff's powers to remove  
   361.    What happens to personal documents?  
   362.    Disposal of personal documents after 90 days  
   363.    Reclaiming documents before disposal  
   364.    Rightful owner may claim caravan and goods  
   365.    Sale of caravan and goods  
   366.    Tribunal may order compensation from Residential Tenancies Fund  

   PART 8--VIOLENCE ON CERTAIN PREMISES

   367.    Definitions  
   368.    Manager may give person notice to leave—serious acts of violence  
   368A.   Offence to give notice to leave or purported notice to leave without reasonable grounds  
   369.    Offence to remain on premises if given notice to leave  
   370.    What happens if a notice to leave is given?  
   371.    How long does a suspension last?  
   372.    Offence to re-enter premises during suspension  
   372A.   Suspended resident may make arrangements for collection of personal items  
   373.    Notice to principal registrar  
   374.    Urgent applications to Tribunal  
   375.    Tribunal must hear application urgently  
   376.    What can the Tribunal order?  
   377.    Offence to allow occupation of premises pending application or hearing  
   377A.   Notice to leave prohibited if notice to vacate under section 91ZJ, 142ZC, 206AR or 207X already given  

   PART 9--GOODS LEFT BEHIND BY RENTERS, RESIDENTS AND SITE TENANTS

           Division 1--Preliminary

   378.    Application of this Part  
   379.    Definitions  

           Division 2--Personal documents left behind

   380.    What happens if personal documents are left behind?  
   381.    Disposal of personal documents after 90 days  
   382.    Reclaiming personal documents before disposal  

           Division 3--Goods left behind

   383.    Application of Division  
   384.    Disposal of certain goods left behind  
   386.    What must an owner of premises do about goods left behind?  
   387.    Renters and other entitled persons may reclaim goods left behind  
   388.    Occupation fee for goods left behind  
   390.    What if a caravan owned by a resident is abandoned on site?  
   390A.   What if a Part 4A dwelling owned by a site tenant is abandoned on site?  
   391.    When owner of premises may sell or dispose of stored goods  
   392.    Renter may request proceeds of sale of goods  
   394.    Purchaser takes good title  

           Division 4--Orders of Tribunal

   395.    What if an owner of premises refuses to store goods for more than 14 days?  
   395A.   What if the occupation fee is not sufficient to cover the costs of storage?  
   396.    What if goods or documents are disposed of in contravention of this Part?  
   397.    What if goods or documents are wrongfully retained?  
   398.    What if goods or documents are damaged or lost?  
   400.    What if personal documents are disposed of in accordance with section 381?  
   401.    What orders can the Tribunal make?  

   PART 10--BONDS AND THE RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES BOND AUTHORITY

           Division 1--Interpretation

   404.    Definitions  

           Division 2--Payment of bonds to Residential Tenancies Bond Authority

   405.    Bond lodgment form  
   406.    Duty to pay bond to Authority  
   407.    Receipt for bond  
   408.    Bond held on trust  
   409.    What if the residential rental provider is late in lodging the bond?  
   410.    Payment of bond into Residential Bonds Account  
   410A.   Payment of bond in prescribed manner and form  
   410B.   Payment of substitute bond  

           Division 3--Repayment of bonds

   411.    Claims for rental bonds  
   411A.   Notice of claim to be given to other parties  
   411AB.  Matters that may be subject of bond claim  
   411AC.  Repayment of bond where no dispute  
   411AD.  Disputed bond claims  
   411AE.  Repayment of bond to other persons  
   411B.   Repayment out of Director of Housing bonds generally  
   411C.   Refund of amount of substitute bond  
   413.    Payment to Director of Housing  
   419A.   Person with interest in claim for bond may apply to Tribunal for bond repayment order  
   420.    Determination by Tribunal  
   420A.   Order by Tribunal if renter victim of family violence or personal violence  
   420B.   Order by Tribunal in circumstances of family violence or personal violence  
   420C.   Tribunal may order Authority to disclose personal information of renter  
   420D.   Order by Tribunal if renter who is SDA resident is coerced etc.  
   421.    Bond paid by Director of Housing  
   422.    Unclaimed money  
   423.    Prohibition of claims  

           Division 4--General provisions relating to bonds

   424.    Notification of assignment or transfer by residential rental provider  
   425.    Notice of assignment or transfer by renter  
   426.    Agent to produce authorisation on request  
   427.    Authority to record names  
   428.    Renter must not use bond as rent  

           Division 5--Residential Tenancies Bond Authority

   429.    Establishment of Authority  
   430.    Constitution of Authority  
   431.    Functions of Authority  
   432.    Powers of Authority  
   433.    Authority subject to Minister's general direction and control  
   434.    Delegation  

           Division 6--Bond Accounts

   435.    Residential Bonds Account  
   436.    Residential Bonds Investment Income Account  
   437.    Residential Tenancies Fund  
   438.    Borrowing and investment powers of Authority  
   439.    Additional amounts  

   PART 10A--RESIDENTIAL TENANCY DATABASES

   439A.   Definitions  
   439B.   Application  
   439C.   Notice of usual use of database  
   439D.   Notice of listing if database used  
   439E.   Listing can be made only for particular breaches by particular persons  
   439F.   Further restriction on listing  
   439G.   Ensuring quality of listing—residential rental provider's obligation  
   439H.   Ensuring quality of listing—database operator's obligation  
   439I.   Providing copy of personal information listed  
   439J.   Notifying relevant non-parties of Tribunal order about listing  
   439K.   Keeping personal information listed  
   439L.   Application to Tribunal for removal or amendment of listing  
   439M.   What can the Tribunal order?  

   PART 10B--RENTAL NON‑COMPLIANCE REGISTER

   439O.   Definitions  
   439P.   Rental Non-compliance Register  
   439Q.   Form of Rental Non-compliance Register  
   439R.   Restriction on listing personal information  
   439S.   Personal information must not be kept on Rental Non-compliance Register for more than 3 years  
   439T.   Application to Tribunal for removal or amendment of listing  
   439U.   What can the Tribunal order?  

   PART 11--FUNCTIONS OF TRIBUNAL

           Division 2--Jurisdiction of Tribunal

   446.    Jurisdiction of Tribunal  
   447.    Limits of jurisdiction of Tribunal  
   448.    Proceedings of Tribunal not justiciable  

           Division 3--Who may apply to Tribunal?

   452.    General applications to the Tribunal  

           Division 4--Orders of Tribunal

   472.    General power of Tribunal to make determinations  
   473.    Powers of Tribunal where 2 or more residential rental agreements affect same premises  
   479.    Review of certain determinations and orders  
   480.    Offence to fail to comply with determination of Tribunal  
   481.    Tribunal may order agent to provide details of residential rental provider  

   PART 12--ADMINISTRATION

           Division 1--Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria

   486.    Functions of Director  
   486A.   Director may approve documentary evidence  
   486B.   Further functions of Director in relation to SDA enrolled dwellings  
   486C.   Referral of matter to another person or body  
   487.    Powers of Director  
   488.    Director subject to Minister's general direction and control  
   489.    Delegation by Director  
   490.    Reports of Director  

           Division 2--Residential Tenancies Fund

   491.    Establishment of Residential Tenancies Fund  
   492.    Payments into the Residential Tenancies Fund  
   493.    Payments out of Residential Tenancies Fund  
   494.    Treasurer's powers and duties in relation to Residential Tenancies Fund  
   495.    Director may authorise payments for research etc.  
   498A.   Director may authorise payment for certain legal costs  

           Division 3--Rent Special Account

   498AB.  Director to administer Rent Special Account  

           Division 4--Pecuniary penalties

   498AC.  Magistrates' Court may make orders under this Division  
   498AD.  Pecuniary penalties  
   498AE.  Pecuniary penalties and offences  
   498AF.  Individuals acting honestly and reasonably  
   498AG.  Preference must be given to compensation for victims  
   498AH.  Civil action for recovery of pecuniary penalties  
   498AI.  Indemnification of officers  

   PART 12A--SPECIALIST DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION

           Division 1--Preliminary

   498B.   Definitions  
   498C.   When does Part not apply to occupation of SDA enrolled dwelling  

           Division 2--Provision of information and notices

   498D.   Information statement required to be given to SDA resident  
   498DA.  Notice of revocation of registration or enrolment  
   498E.   Explaining notices or information given to SDA residents under this Part  
   498EA.  Explanation of Tribunal orders  

           Division 3--SDA residency agreements

   498F.   Agreement for provision of SDA enrolled dwelling  
   498G.   Working with SDA resident to establish an SDA residency agreement  
   498H.   Copy of SDA residency agreement to be made available to SDA resident  
   498I.   SDA residency agreements to be in standard form  
   498J.   Content of SDA residency agreement  
   498K.   Invalid terms  
   498L.   Harsh and unconscionable terms  

           Division 3A--Disclosures and representations prior to entering into SDA residency agreement

   498LA.  Restriction on use of personal information provided by applicants for SDA enrolled dwellings  
   498LB.  Information that SDA provider must disclose before entering SDA residency agreement  
   498LC.  Misleading or deceptive conduct inducing a person to enter an SDA residency agreement  

           Division 4--General rights, responsibilities and duties of SDA providers and SDA residents

   498M.   Duties of SDA provider  
   498N.   Duties of SDA resident  

           Division 5--Repairs and maintenance

   498O.   Application and definition  
   498P.   Application to Tribunal for urgent repairs  
   498Q.   Application to Director to investigate need for non‑urgent repairs  
   498R.   Application to Tribunal for non-urgent repairs  
   498S.   What can the Tribunal order?  

           Division 6--Rights of entry

   498T.   Purpose of Division  
   498U.   Entry of SDA enrolled dwelling  
   498V.   Grounds for entry of SDA enrolled dwelling  
   498W.   Manner of entry  
   498X.   What must be in a notice of entry?  
   498Y.   SDA resident has duty to permit entry  
   498Z.   What if damage is caused during entry  

           Division 7--Rent

   498ZA.  Rent  
   498ZB.  Notice of increase in rent  
   498ZC.  Limit on payment in advance  
   498ZD.  Where and how is rent to be paid?  
   498ZE.  Receipts for rent  
   498ZF.  SDA resident's goods not to be taken for rent  
   498ZG.  SDA resident may complain to Director about excessive rent  
   498ZH.  Disputes relating to increase in rent  
   498ZI.  What can the Tribunal order on an application relating to increase in rent  
   498ZJ.  Tribunal must dismiss certain applications  
   498ZK.  Payment of increased amount pending Tribunal decision  

           Division 8--Other charges

   498ZL.  Certain charges prohibited  
   498ZM.  SDA provider's liability for various utility charges  
   498ZN.  SDA provider must not seek overpayment for utility charge  

           Division 9--Compensation and compliance

   498ZO.  Definitions  
   498ZP.  Breach of duty notice  
   498ZQ.  Application for compensation or compliance order for breach of duty  
   498ZR.  Matters to be considered by Tribunal  
   498ZS.  Orders of Tribunal  
   498ZT.  Compensation for unpaid rent  
   498ZU.  What powers does a court have to award compensation?  
   498ZV.  Notice of temporary relocation  

           Division 10--Termination and notices to vacate

   498ZW.  Termination of SDA residency agreement  
   498ZWA. Order of Tribunal that premises are abandoned  
   498ZX.  Notice to vacate by SDA provider  
   498ZY.  Effect of notice to vacate  
   498ZZ.  What if 2 or more notices can be given?  
   498ZZA. Notice of intention to vacate by SDA resident  
   498ZZB. Withdrawal of notice  
   498ZZC. Application to the Tribunal for review of notice to vacate  
   498ZZCA.Notice by owner  
   498ZZD. Notice to vacate by mortgagee  

           Division 11--Regaining possession--possession orders and warrants

   498ZZE. Application for possession order by SDA provider  
   498ZZF. Application for possession order by mortgagee  
   498ZZG. Hearing of application for possession order  
   498ZZH. Order of Tribunal  
   498ZZHA.What is reasonable and proportionate  
   498ZZI. Order to be dismissed or adjourned in certain circumstances  
   498ZZJ. Contents of possession order  
   498ZZK. Order not to be made in certain circumstances  
   498ZZL. Effect of possession order for SDA enrolled dwelling  
   498ZZM. What must the possession order provide?  
   498ZZN. Notice to occupiers of SDA enrolled dwelling  
   498ZZO. Effect of this Subdivision  
   498ZZP. Issue of warrant of possession  
   498ZZQ. Extension of time for warrant to be executed  
   498ZZR. Warrant of possession  
   498ZZS. Lapsing of possession order and lapsing or cancellation of warrant of possession  
   498ZZT. Execution of warrant  
   498ZZU. Postponement of issue of warrant in certain cases  
   498ZZV. Immediate issue of warrant if failure to pay rent during postponement  

           Division 12--Goods left behind by SDA residents

   498ZZW. Application of this Division  
   498ZZX. Definitions  
   498ZZY. What happens if personal documents are left behind?  
   498ZZZ. Disposal of personal documents after 90 days  
   498ZZZA.Reclaiming personal documents before disposal  
   498ZZZB.Application of Subdivision  
   498ZZZC.Disposal of certain goods left behind  
   498ZZZD.What must an SDA enrolled dwelling owner do about goods left behind?  
   498ZZZF.When SDA enrolled dwelling owner may sell or dispose of stored goods  
   498ZZZG.Former SDA resident may request proceeds of sale of goods  
   498ZZZI.Purchaser takes good title  
   498ZZZJ.What if goods or documents are disposed of in contravention of this Division?  
   498ZZZK.What if goods or documents are wrongfully retained?  
   498ZZZL.What if goods or documents are damaged or lost?  
   498ZZZM.What if an SDA enrolled dwelling owner refuses to store goods for more than 14 days?  
   498ZZZN.What orders can the Tribunal make?  

           Division 13--Offences

   498ZZZO.Offence relating to entering SDA enrolled dwelling  
   498ZZZP.Offence to obtain possession etc. of SDA enrolled dwelling  
   498ZZZPA.Prohibition on letting premises used for SDA enrolled dwelling after notice  
   498ZZZQ.Offence to make false or fraudulent representation—SDA residency agreement  
   498ZZZR.Offence to persuade person not to exercise rights or take proceedings  
   498ZZZS.Offence to aid, abet, counsel or procure commission of an offence  
   498ZZZT.Certain penalties prohibited  

   PART 13--GENERAL

           Division 1--Offences

   499.    Confidentiality  
   501.    Offence to make false representation—residential rental agreement or residency right  
   502.    Offence to persuade person not to exercise rights or take proceedings  
   503.    Offence to aid, abet, counsel or procure commission of offence  
   504.    Offence to give false information  
   505.    Certain penalties prohibited  
   505A.   Offences with respect to formal affiliation of premises with school or institution  
   505B.   Offence not to display notice about affiliation of premises with school or institution  

           Division 1A--Disclosure, use and transfer of information

   505C.   Disclosure, use and transfer of information  

           Division 2--Evidence and legal proceedings

   506.    Service of documents  
   507.    Onus of proof that Act does not apply  
   507A.   Application of provisions of Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012  
   508.    Proceedings for offences  
   508A.   Extended period to prosecute certain offences  
   509.    Jurisdiction of Supreme Court, County Court and Magistrates' Court  
   510.    Application to Supreme Court, County Court or Magistrates' Court  
   510A.   Parties to Tribunal proceedings  

           Division 2A--Infringement notices

   510B.   Definitions  
   510C.   Power to serve a notice  

           Division 2B--Public warning statements

   510K.   Public warning statements  

           Division 2C--Substantiation notices

   510L.   Director may require claims to be substantiated  
   510M.   Extending period for complying with substantiation notice  
   510N.   Compliance with a substantiation notice  
   510O.   False or misleading information  

           Division 3--Regulations

   511.    Regulations  

   PART 14--REGULATION OF CARAVAN PARKS AND MOVABLE DWELLINGS

           Division 1--Application

   512.    Application of this Part  
   513.    Minister may exempt caravan park from compliance with this Part  

           Division 2--Regulation of caravan parks and movable dwellings

   514.    Standards regulations  
   515.     Registration regulations  
   515A.    Fire safety and emergency management regulations  
   516.     Additional powers  

           Division 3--Application of building and planning laws

   517.    Building provisions  
   518.    Planning provisions  

           Division 3A--Fire safety and emergency management procedures

   518A.   Definitions  
   518B.   Provision of fire fighting equipment  
   518C.   Space around movable dwellings and adjacent structures  
   518D.   Emergency management plan and emergency procedures  
   518E.   Public emergency warnings  
   518F.   Council may issue notice  

           Division 4--Applications and appeals

   519.    Application by caravan park owner for exemption  
   520.    Referral of disputes by caravan park owners  
   521.    Appeals  

           Division 5--Enforcement

   522.    Compliance notice  
   523.    Closure order  
   524.    Delegations  
   525.    Authorised persons  
   526.    Powers of entry and inspection  
   526A.   Report of inspection  
   527.    Proceedings for offences against this Part or the regulations  

   PART 15--TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   528.    Definition of 2005 Act  
   529.    Number of occupants of room frozen at Royal Assent  
   530.    Rights of existing residents  
   531.    Notice to existing residents  
   532.    Transitional provisions  
   533.    Transitional provision—Consumer Legislation Amendment Act 2019—pets  

           Division 5B--of Part 2 as inserted by the Consumer Legislation Amendment Act 2019 does not apply to a tenancy agreement in existence before the commencement of that Division, unless the tenant, on or after that commencement, introduces or wishes to keep a pet at the rented premises.
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