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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 9 Hansard (16 August) . . Page.. 2785..

omit proposed new section 51 (d), substitute

(d) serious damage to premises or other property of a neighbour; or

(e) injury to a neighbour or a member of a neighbour's family.

Schedule 2

Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill 2005

Amendments moved by the Attorney-General


Proposed new clause 7A

Page 3, line 23-


7A New section 10 (4A)


(4A) The tribunal must not endorse a term mentioned in section 15 (5) in relation to a tenant unless satisfied that the tenant owes an amount to the commissioner for housing.


Clause 10

Proposed new section 15 (5)

Page 5, line 4-

omit proposed new section 15 (5), substitute

(5) This Act does not prevent the commissioner for housing from requiring a tenant to agree to pay an outstanding amount owed by the tenant to the commissioner for housing in relation to a previous tenancy in consideration for giving the tenant a right to occupy premises if the tribunal has, under section 10, endorsed the term of the residential tenancy agreement requiring the payment.

(6) The inclusion in a residential tenancy agreement of a term requiring payment of an outstanding amount owed by the tenant to the commissioner for housing does not prevent-

(a) the commissioner and the tenant agreeing to the tenant repaying the outstanding amount over a period of time longer than the period set out in the term; or

(b) the commissioner from taking action against the tenant in relation to the outstanding amount.

Schedule 3

Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill 2005

Amendment moved by Dr Foskey to the Government's amendments

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