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Application to Tribunal about excessive usage charges

    (1)     A rooming house operator or a resident may apply to the Tribunal to determine the liability of the rooming house operator and the resident for excessive usage charges referred to in section 120AA.

    (2)     In making a determination under subsection (1), the Tribunal is to have regard to the following—

        (a)     whether the resident had knowledge of the fault;

        (b)     whether the resident took reasonable steps to notify the rooming house operator, or that person's agent, of the fault;

        (c)     whether the resident has been compensated by another person for any part of the excessive usage charges;

        (d)     whether the rooming house operator has complied with this Act in respect of any urgent repairs;

        (e)     any diagnosis made by a water authority or other suitably qualified person in respect of the fault;

        (f)     any maintenance and repairs conducted by the rooming house operator;

        (g)     any other matter the Tribunal considers appropriate.

S. 120 (Heading) inserted by No. 45/2018 s. 357(6).

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