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Application to Tribunal about excessive usage charges

    (1)     A site owner or a site tenant may apply to the Tribunal to determine the liability of the site owner and the site tenant for excessive usage charges referred to in section 206ZVB.

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

        (a)     whether the site tenant had knowledge of the fault;

        (b)     whether the site tenant took reasonable steps to notify the site owner or that person's agent of the fault;

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

        (d)     whether the site owner 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 site owner;

        (g)     any other matter the Tribunal considers appropriate.


This section is a duty provision and a contravention of this section may be dealt with as a breach of a duty under Part 5 and other provisions of this Act.

S. 206ZW inserted by No. 67/2010 s. 10.

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