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Residential Tenancy Act 1997 (No. 82 of 1997)
|Requested: 28 Jun 2016|
|Consolidated as at: 11 Jan 2005|
(1) The Governor may make regulations for the purpose of this Act.
(1A) [Section 65 Subsection (1A) inserted by No. 67 of 2003, s. 27, Applied:05 Mar 2004] The regulations may provide that a prescribed provision of the Act does not apply to the following:
(a) any prescribed residential tenancy agreement or any prescribed provision of a prescribed residential tenancy agreement;
(b) any residential tenancy agreement of a prescribed class or any provision of a residential tenancy agreement of a prescribed class;
(c) any prescribed premises or part of prescribed premises;
(d) any premises or part of premises of a prescribed class.
(2) Regulations may be made so as to apply differently according to any matter, condition, limitation, restriction, exception or circumstance specified in the regulations.
(3) The regulations may
(a) provide that a contravention of, or a failure to comply with, any of the regulations is an offence; and
(b) in respect of such an offence, provide for the imposition of a fine not exceeding 50 penalty units and, in the case of a continuing offence, a further fine not exceeding 10 penalty units for each day during which the offence continues.
(4) The regulations may authorise any matter to be determined, applied or regulated by any person or body.
(5) The regulations may confer a power and impose a duty on a specified person or a specified class of persons.
(6) The regulations may impose fees and charges in relation to the determination of disputes.
(7) The regulations may adopt or incorporate the whole or any part of any document, standard, rule, code, specification or method, with or without modification, issued, prescribed or published by any person or body before or after the regulations take effect.