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Residential Tenancy Act 1997 (No. 82 of 1997)
|Requested: 1 May 2016|
|Consolidated as at: 11 Jan 2005|
63. Agent of tenant
(1) A tenant may appoint a person to act as an agent for the purposes of receiving any notice or other document on behalf of the tenant.
(2) An appointment may be
(a) provided for in the residential tenancy agreement or made by the tenant at any other time; and
(b) revoked by the tenant at any time.
(3) The appointment of an agent or the revocation of the appointment has no effect until the tenant notifies the owner.
(4) If a tenant has appointed an agent, the owner is to give any notice or any other document required under this Act to the agent.
(5) Any notice or other document given to an agent of the tenant is taken to have been given to the tenant.