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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT 1997 - SECT 208

Breach of duty notice

    (1)     A person to whom a duty is owed under a duty provision or that person's agent, may give a breach of duty notice to a person in breach of that duty.

    (2)     A notice under subsection (1) must—

        (a)     specify the breach; and

        (b)     give details of the loss or damage caused by the breach; and

        (c)     require the person, within the required time after receiving the notice—

              (i)     to remedy the breach if possible; or

              (ii)     to compensate the person to whom the duty is owed; and

        (d)     state that the person in breach must not commit a similar breach again; and

S. 208(2)(e) substituted by No. 45/2002 s. 88(a).

        (e)     state that if the notice is not complied with—

              (i)     an application for compensation or a compliance order may be made to the Tribunal; or

S. 208(2)(e)(ii) amended by No. 67/2010 s. 12(a).

              (ii)     if section 240 or  317V (as the case requires) applies, a notice of intention to vacate may be given; or

S. 208(2)(e)(iii) amended by No. 67/2010 s. 12(b).

              (iii)     if section 249, 283, 308 or 317ZB (as the case requires) applies, a notice to vacate may be given; and

        (f)     be in writing; and

        (g)     be addressed to the person allegedly in breach of the duty or his or her agent; and

S. 208(2)(h) amended by No. 45/2002 s. 88(b).

        (h)     be signed by the person to whom the duty is owed or by that person's agent.

S. 209 amended by No. 67/2010 s. 78 (ILA s. 39B(1)).



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