Sunday, October 25, 2020

Owners Corporation Act 2006

Part 3
Division 5
Section 51

What notice of entry must be given? | Section 51

(1)     The owners corporation must give at least 7 days’ notice in writing to the occupier of a lot of its intention to enter the lot unless—

(a)     the occupier agrees to a lesser time; or

(b)     there is an emergency.

(2)     Despite subsection (1), if the lot is occupied under a residential tenancy agreement, the owners corporation must give the same notice to the occupier as that required to be given by a landlord under section 85 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 .

(3)     In this section—

“emergency” includes—

(a)     an interruption to gas, water, electricity, telephone, drainage, sewerage or a similar service; and

(b)     a leak or a similar problem requiring prompt attention; and

(c)     cracking or a similar structural problem likely to affect the immediate safety of a building or any person.

© State of Victoria (Consumer Affairs Victoria). For the latest information please go to https://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/in-force/acts/owners-corporations-act-2006/017

Disclaimer: Reproduced from the Owners Corporation Act 2006. This website does not give legal advice or other professional advice. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting and not rely on any of the content on this website.

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