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5BA .         Exemptions from section 29(8) of Act

                Under section 6(a) of the Act it is provided that section 29(8) of the Act does not apply in relation to a residential tenancy agreement if the application form referred to in Schedule 1 clause 5(1)(a) is signed by the tenant in the following circumstances —

            (a)         either —

                  (i)         there has been a decrease in the rent payable under the agreement; or

                  (ii)         a bond has been collected from the tenant in relation to a pet that the tenant was permitted to keep on the premises and the pet is no longer being kept on the premises;

            (b)         the sole purpose for the tenant signing the form is to effect payment to the tenant of only part of the security bond paid in relation to the agreement;

            (c)         at the time the application form is signed by the tenant the form includes details of the amount to be paid to the tenant.

        [Regulation 5BA inserted: Gazette 21 Aug 2015 p. 3312.]

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