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Notices issued by the provider


OPA’s expectations of SIL providers in relation to residential notices

The information is a summary only. For more detailed information you may need to call OPA, Consumer Affairs Victoria, or see a lawyer.

OPA expects SDA providers, owners and mortgagees to provide OPA with information about the SIL provider.

OPA anticipates that SIL providers will be aware that these notices have been given to, or by, residents even before OPA is advised. However, in some circumstances that may not be the case.

The Residential Tenancies Act requires the SDA provider to inform the SIL provider that it has given the following notices to a resident:

  • 'Notice of temporary relocation’ when given on certain grounds (see the next section on notices of temporary relocation and grounds (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) or (f)).
  • 'Notice to vacate’ when given on certain grounds (see the section below on notices to vacate and grounds (b), (c), (d), (e) or (f)).

OPA sees the SIL provider as pivotal in understanding the circumstances that gave rise to the issuing of the notices, and likely pivotal to the next phase concerning the ability of the person to return to the dwelling.

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