Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) manual - CPD 2013 for real estate agents and business brokers

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Manual and assessment for mandatory CPD 2013 for real estate agents and business brokers.

You should download and read the manual before doing the assessment.  The manual is a handy reference and will help you answer the assessment questions.  

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Amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 and Associated Regulations

  1. Review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1987
  2. Introduction to changes in the Act
  3. Interpretation
  4. PART ONE: How will the changes affect the residential tenancy agreements that are current and in place at the time the amendments become law?
  5. PART TWO: How will the changes affect the day to day processes when putting a NEW residential tenancy agreement together?
  6. PART THREE: Some things you can do now that will minimise impact to your office when the Amendments are enacted.
  7. New Penalties under the Residential Tenancies Act 1987
  8. Extracts from the Residential Tenancies Act 1987

About the manual


© 2013 Department of Commerce

West Coast Property Training has produced this Licensed Agents Mandatory CPD workbook and presentation in conjunction with the Consumer Protection Division of the West Australian Department of Commerce. This document is intended for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal or business advice by West Coast Property Training, the Department of Commerce or third parties delivering this training session. Readers requiring legal or business advice should seek out suitably qualified and experienced legal or business advisors.

The purpose of the Compulsory Professional Development (CPD) program is to assist industry members in updating and developing their knowledge and skills in the areas of industry practice and legislative requirements. The Department of Commerce has determined the topics for mandatory sessions in 2013. This session topic is amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 and the associated Regulations for Licensed Agents. Licensed Agents must also complete a session on Australian Consumer Law. Any questions arising from this training may be addressed to the Department of Commerce on 1300 304 054.  


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Last updated 08 Sep 2017

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