(1) An agent must not enter into an agency agreement with a person for the sale of residential property unless the agent or a licensee on the agent’s behalf—
(a) has provided the person with a copy of the approved guide before the agreement is signed by or on behalf of the person; and
(b) has received a signed acknowledgment from the person that the person has been given the approved guide.
(2) In this section—
approved guide means a guide that—
(a) is about the sale of residential property:
(b) has been approved by the Authority for the purposes of this section
residential property does not include any property that—
(a) has been developed with other properties in a continuous area; and
(b) is proposed to be sold or otherwise disposed of by a vendor who also proposes to sell or otherwise dispose of, or who has sold or otherwise disposed of, some or all of those other properties.
(3) A contravention of this section does not affect the validity of the agency agreement.
Compare: Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 s 56 (NSW)