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Residential Tenancy Act 1997 (No. 82 of 1997)
|Requested: 24 May 2013|
|Consolidated as at: 11 Jan 2005|
26. Condition report
(1) If an owner requires a prospective tenant to pay an amount as a security deposit in respect of any residential premises, the owner is to give the tenant 2 copies of a report stating the condition of the premises on or before the day on which the tenant occupies the premises.
(2) A condition report is to
(a) specify the general state of repair and condition of the premises to which it relates; and
(b) be signed by the owner.
(3) On receipt of the copies of the condition report the tenant is to
(a) sign one of the copies of the report endorsed with a statement that the tenant agrees or disagrees with the report as a whole or any part of it; and
(b) return that signed and endorsed copy to the owner within 2 days.
(4) A condition report that is given under this section is evidence of the state of repair and condition of the residential premises to which it relates.