Where an intervention order has been issued against a tenant for the protection of a person who normally resides at community housing 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.
An application must be made to the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT). See 'Resolving Disputes'.
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