S. 54(1) amended by No. 45/2018
(ab) (as amended by No. 47/2019 s. 64(1)),
(b) (as amended by No. 47/2019 s. 64(2)).
(1) A residential rental provider is liable to pay for the cost of water, electricity or gas supplied to or used at the rented premises for as long as the residential rental provider is in breach of section 69 or of any law requiring the use of an appliance, fitting or fixture with a rating that is of or above a prescribed level of rating in the efficiency rating system for the premises.
S. 54(2) amended by No. 85/2006 s. 173(Sch. 1 item 9).
(2) Subsection (1) applies despite anything to the contrary in section 52 of this Act and Part 13 of the Water Act 1989 .
S. 54A inserted by No. 45/2018 s. 42.