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possession of land. Residential tenancies legislation
What is the purpose of residential tenancies legislation?
Landlord and tenant legislation, or residential tenancies legislation as it is now usually referred to, was
one of the earliest forms of consumer protection legislation (see Table 33.5).
Queensland has passed the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000, which replaces the
Auctioneers and Agents Act 1971 and became law on 1 July 2001. It gives more protection for consumers
who buy or rent from licensed agents and dealers. It affects motor dealers, real estate agents, auctioneers,
restricted letting agents, property developers, commercial agents and pastoral houses. Residential tenancies legislation of the states and territories Australian Capital Territory Residential Tenancies Act 1997 New South Wales Landlord and Tenant Act 1899
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 Northern Territory Residential Tenancies Act 2004 Queensland Residential Tenancies and Rooming Act 2008
Property Agents & Motor Dealers Act 2000 South Australia Residential Tenancies Act 1995...
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