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Reclaiming personal documents before disposal

S. 382(1) amended by Nos 67/2010 s. 49, 45/2018 s. 266(1).

    (1)     A person who has a lawful right to the personal documents may reclaim the personal documents left behind at any time before they are disposed of in accordance with section 381 if he or she pays the owner of premises the reasonable costs in relation to the notification of the former renter and the removal and taking reasonable care of those documents.

S. 382(2) amended by Nos 67/2010 s. 147, 45/2018 s. 266(2).

    (2)     If a person who has a lawful right to personal documents reclaims the documents and pays the costs set out in subsection (1), the owner of premises must not refuse to give the documents to that person.

Penalty:     150 penalty units in the case of a natural person;

750 penalty units in the case of a body corporate.

Division 3—Goods left behind

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