Residential Tenancies Act 2004

Right of referral by parties to tenancy and certain other persons.

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76.—(1) Either or both of the parties to an existing or terminated tenancy of a dwelling may, individually or jointly, as appropriate, refer to the Board for resolution any matter relating to the tenancy in respect of which there is a dispute between them.

(2) In the case of a tenancy that has been terminated a dispute as to the amount of any rent that had been agreed to or paid by the former tenant may not be referred by him or her to the Board for resolution at any time after the period of 28 days from the termination of the tenancy.

(3) The landlord may refer to the Board for resolution any matter relating to a dwelling in respect of which there is a dispute between the landlord and another, not being the tenant but through whom the other person claims any right or entitlement.

(4) A licensee referred to in section 50(7) may refer to the Board for resolution a complaint by him or her that the landlord referred to in that provision has unreasonably refused to accede to a request of the licensee made under that provision.