Defending an Eviction - Don't Ignore Tribunal Orders

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It is not wise to ignore the tribunal’s orders. If you fail to comply with an order, the tribunal can order you to pay a fine of up to $5,000.

If you fail to vacate by the date the ACAT ordered the tenancy to end the landlord can seek compensation for their reasonable costs in having a warrant issued and executed (s 56).

ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal 6207 1740

dispute resolution and enforcement of tenancy legislation
www.acat.act.gov.au


 

Information supplied courtesy of the Tenants Union of ACT

Further information and advice for ACT tenants can be sourced from

www.tenantsact.org.au