66B Interpretation for this Part

In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

boarding house means residential premises—


containing 1 or more boarding rooms along with facilities for communal use by the tenants of the boarding house; and


occupied, or intended by the landlord to be occupied, by at least 6 tenants at any one time

boarding house tenancy means a residential tenancy in a boarding house—


that is intended to, or that does in fact, last for 28 days or more; and


under which the tenant is granted exclusive rights to occupy particular sleeping quarters in the boarding house, and has the right to the shared use of the facilities of the boarding house

boarding house tenancy agreement means a tenancy agreement (as defined in section 2(1)) relating to a boarding house tenancy

boarding room means a room in a boarding house that is used as sleeping quarters by 1 or more tenants of the boarding house, and that is for use only by a tenant whose tenancy agreement relates to that room

contact person means a natural person or an organisation

facilities means the facilities provided by the landlord of a boarding house for the shared use by tenants of the boarding house, such as—


toilet and bathroom facilities:


cooking facilities:


general living, dining, or recreational areas:


laundry facilities:


lifts and stairways:


rubbish storage and rubbish disposal facilities:


appliances for heating or cooling premises:


communication facilities:


lawns, gardens, and outhouses:


any land or buildings intended for use for storage space or for the parking of motor vehicles

premises means the boarding house, comprising the boarding rooms and all the facilities of the boarding house; and includes any part of any premises.

Section 66B: inserted, on 1 October 2010, by section 49 of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 95).