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Application to Director to investigate need for non‑urgent repairs

    (1)     An SDA resident or their chosen person may apply to the Director to investigate whether the SDA provider is in breach of a duty to ensure that the SDA enrolled dwelling is maintained in good repair if—

        (a)     the SDA resident or their chosen person has given the SDA provider written notice advising the SDA provider that repairs (other than urgent repairs) are required to the SDA enrolled dwelling; and

        (b)     the SDA provider has not carried out the repairs within 14 days after being given the notice.

    (2)     On an application under subsection (1), the Director

        (a)     must investigate; and

        (b)     may negotiate arrangements for the carrying out of repairs if the Director is satisfied that the SDA provider is in breach of the duty to maintain the SDA enrolled dwelling in good repair; and

        (c)     must give a written report to the SDA resident and their chosen person (if any).

S. 498R inserted by No. 38/2018 s. 293.

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