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Intervention orders and terminating a tenancy

Where an intervention order has been issued against a tenant for the protection of a person who normally resides at Housing SA premises or where a tenant has committed domestic abuse against a person who normally resides at the premises, the tenancy can be terminated [Residential Tenancies Act 1995 (SA) s 89A(2)]. Alternatively, the tenancy can be terminated and replaced with a new one without the alleged perpetrator of the domestic abuse as a party. Orders can also be made to determine liability for any damage caused as a result of an incident of domestic abuse and to refund the bond accordingly.

Applications must be made to the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT). See 'Resolving Disputes'.

Private rental assistance  :  Last Revised: Fri Dec 23rd 2016
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