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What must an owner of premises do about goods left behind?

    (1)     If a former renter leaves behind goods (other than goods which may be removed and destroyed or disposed of under section 384), the owner of premises must—

        (a)     take reasonable steps to give a notice, in the form approved by the Director, to the former renter that the goods have been left behind; and

        (b)     store the goods for a period of at least 14 days, beginning on the day on which the owner of premises gave the notice to the former renter.

    (2)     A notice under subsection (1)(a) must include a statement informing the former renter of the former renter's rights and obligations in relation to the goods left behind.

    (3)     The owner of premises may remove the goods from the premises and store them at a safe place.

S. 387 substituted by No. 45/2018 s. 268.

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