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Application to Tribunal for urgent repairs

S. 130(1) amended by No. 45/2018 s. 110(1).

    (1)     A resident may apply to the Tribunal for an order requiring the rooming house operator or the rooming house operator's agent to carry out specified urgent repairs if—

        (a)     the resident cannot meet the cost of the repairs; or

S. 130(1)(b) amended by Nos 67/2010 s. 168(2), 45/2018 s. 110(2).

        (b)     the repairs cost more than the prescribed amount (which includes any amount in respect of any GST payable on the supply to which the urgent repairs relate); or

S. 130(1)(c) amended by No. 45/2018 s. 110(1)(a).

        (c)     the rooming house operator refuses to pay the cost of the urgent repairs.

    (2)     The Tribunal must hear an application under subsection (1) within 2 business days after the application is made.

S. 130(3) inserted by No. 45/2018 s. 110(3).

    (3)     Without limiting the matters to which the Tribunal may consider in determining an application under this section, the Tribunal must consider the Director's guidelines.

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