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Residential Tenancy Act 1997 (No. 82 of 1997)
|Requested: 22 May 2013|
|Consolidated as at: 11 Jan 2005|
48H. Content of house rules
[Section 48H Inserted by No. 49 of 2003, s. 19, Applied:25 Aug 2004]
(1) If a residential tenancy agreement requires the tenant to observe any house rules, the rules are to apply equally to all tenants and are to state
(a) if meals are to be provided, the times when they are available; and
(b) where facilities are provided for shared use, any restrictions or costs associated with access to, or use of, those facilities; and
(c) any rules relating to access to bathroom and shower facilities; and
(d) any restrictions on access by visitors; and
(e) any restrictions on the use of parking facilities or the storage of goods; and
(f) where services are provided in connection with accommodation, the times when the services are available; and
(g) if smoking is restricted, the places where smoking is permitted; and
(h) any restrictions on the consumption of alcohol; and
(i) a method of changing the house rules; and
(j) a method of taking into account the views of tenants in the development of house rules.
(2) If a house rule is inconsistent with a provision of this Act, the house rule is invalid to the extent of the inconsistency.
(3) The house rules are to be displayed in a prominent place to which all tenants have access or are to be available on demand to any tenant.