This extract refers to “Section 85” of the Electrical Safety Regulation 2013: Subordinate Legislation 2013 No. 213 made under the Electrical Safety Act 2002 & State Penalties Enforcement Act 1999
85 Installation of approved safety switch if residential tenancy agreement entered into or to be entered into
(1) This section applies if—
(a) a residential tenancy agreement for residential land is proposed to be entered into on or after the commencement of this regulation; and
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(b) the owner of the residential land is aware of the proposed residential tenancy agreement or that the proposed residential tenancy agreement has been entered into; and
(c) a general purpose socket-outlet was installed in the domestic residence on the residential land before 1 June 1992; and
(d) an approved safety switch is not installed for the general purpose socket-outlet.
(2) The owner of the residential land must ensure an approved safety switch is installed for the general purpose socket-outlet as soon as practicable after becoming aware of the proposed
residential tenancy agreement or that the proposed residential tenancy agreement has been entered into. Maximum penalty—15 penalty units.
(3) In this section—owner, of residential land, means the person registered or entitled to be registered, immediately after the transfer date for the land—
(a) under the Land Act 1994, as a lessee, or personal representative of a deceased lessee, of the land; or
(b) under the Land Title Act 1994, as an owner, or the personal representative of an owner, of the land. residential tenancy agreement has the meaning given by the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008.