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RETIREMENT VILLAGES ACT


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Interpretation  
   4.      Act binds Crown  
   5.      Application of Act  

   PART 2--COMMISSIONER

   6.      Functions and powers of Commissioner  
   7.      Commissioner may institute or defend proceedings  
   8.      Conduct of proceedings by Commissioner  
   9.      Delegation by Commissioner  
   10.     Exclusion of liability  
   11.     Annual report  

   PART 3--RIGHTS OF RESIDENTS AND ADMINISTERING AUTHORITIES

   12.     Contractual rights of residents  
   13.     Applications to Court relating to disputes  
   14.     Termination of right to occupy premises in retirement village  
   15.     Termination of occupation on medical grounds  
   16.     Termination of occupation on grounds of breach of residence contract or rules  
   17.     Parties to minimise loss from breach of residence contract  
   18.     Court may waive defect in notice of intention to terminate  
   19.     Court may terminate residence contract where resident causes serious damage or injury  
   20.     Court may terminate residence contract where administering authority would otherwise suffer undue hardship  
   21.     Suspension or refusal of orders for termination  
   22.     Recovery of possession of premises prohibited except by order  
   23.     Enforcement of orders for possession  
   24.     Liability of resident remaining in possession  
   25.     Abandoned premises  
   26.     Right of administering authority to compensation where resident abandons premises  
   27.     Goods abandoned by resident after residence contract is terminated  
   28.     Operation of termination provisions, &c.  
   29.     Review of residence contract by Court  

   PART 4--PROCEEDINGS BEFORE COURT

   30.     Limits on orders by Court  
   31.     Extension of time  
   32.     Notice of hearing  
   33.     Proceedings before Court  
   34.     Presentation of cases  
   35.     Reference of certain matters concerning administering authorities  

   PART 5--MISCELLANEOUS

   36.     Notation of Register  
   36A.    Removal of notation from Register  
   37.     Insurance by administering authority  
   38.     Money paid by residents to administering authority  
   39.     Contracting out prohibited  
   40.     Unauthorised use of retirement village prohibited  
   41.     Costs of administration  
   42.     Disclosure of information  
   43.     Powers of authorised officers  
   44.     Application of Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading Act to codes prescribed under this Act  
   45.     Offences by corporations  
   46.     Offences  
   47.     Service of documents  
   48.     Codes of practice  
   49.     Jurisdiction of Anti-Discrimination Commissioner  
   50.     Rules, &c., imposing restrictions based on whether persons are retired persons  
   51.     Regulations  
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