Notice of termination of tenant’s interest in on-site home agreement on grounds of family violence
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This form is for a long-stay tenant/s to give notice of the termination of their interest in an on-site home agreement on the grounds of family violence.
It needs to be accompanied by
- a Family Court injunction or an application for a Family Court injunction
- a copy of a prosecution notice or indictment containing a charge relating to violence against the tenant or a court record of a conviction of the charge
- a report of family violence (evidence form)
Important information about this notice
The types of on-site agreements to which this notice applies
This notice applies to on-site home agreements under the Residential Parks (Long-stay Tenants) Act 2006.
Period of notice by tenant
A long-stay tenant can give the park operator this notice if the tenant, or a dependant of the tenant, is likely to be exposed or subjected to family violence during the term of the on-site home agreement. The period of the notice must not be less than 7 days before termination day.
A park operator must give a copy of this notice (but not an accompanying document) to any co-tenants named on the on-site home agreement within 7 days after receiving this notice.
A co-tenant may, within 7 days after receiving a copy of this notice, give the park operator notice of termination of the co-tenant’s interest in the on-site home agreement. This period of notice must not be less than 21 days before the termination day.
Notice by co-tenant to terminate their interest in the on-site home agreement
A co-tenant does not need to use a specific form to notify the park operator that they wish to terminate their interest in the on-site home agreement. They simply need to notify the park operator in writing.
Co-tenant remaining in on-site home
Any co-tenants who wish to remain in the on-site home are entitled to do so and the existing on-site home agreement will continue to apply to them.
Documents must be kept confidential
A park operator must not disclose information contained in this notice or an accompanying document to another person except as allowed by the Residential Parks (Long-stay Tenants) Act 2006 or another written law. A penalty of a fine of up to $5 000 applies for failure to comply with this requirement.
A park operator must ensure that information given to them in this notice and an accompanying document is kept in a secure manner so far as it is reasonably practicable to do so. A penalty of a fine of up to $5,000 applies for failure to comply with this requirement.
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