Tribunal Concerning Lucretia Road Seven Hills NSW 2147 Australia
NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)
NOTICE OF ORDER
File No: RT 12/45196
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Application to the Tribunal concerning Lucretia Road Seven Hills NSW 2147 Australia
Applicant Mr WU
Respondent Name withheld
On 02-Oct-2012 the following orders were made:
1. The tenant is to pay the landlord, Mr WU, C/- Elders Real Estate 4 Cornelia Road TOONGABBIE NSW 2146 Australia, the sum of $4,973.09 immediately.
Reasons for the Decision:
The applicant’s agent appeared in person. There was no appearance by the respondent.
There appeared on the Tribunal file a copy of a notice of conciliation and hearing addressed to the respondent dated 7 September 2012 advising of the time and location of the hearing
The Tribunal was aware of the Registrar’s standard practices in notifying parties of the time and place of hearing as set out in her statutory declaration of 29 February 2012.
The Tribunal was satisfied that in accordance with the Registrar’s usual practices the notice of hearing of today’s proceedings was posted to the respondent. The applicant’s agent gave evidence that she had noticed that the mail was being collected from the premises and no other forwarding address had been provided to the agent. Accordingly the Tribunal was satisfied that the respondent had been given notice of the hearing. The hearing notice was not returned .
The respondent failed to attend without putting any explanation before the Tribunal and the applicant was prepared and ready to proceed. Accordingly, the Tribunal was satisfied that the justice of the case required the matter to proceed in the absence of the respondent.
By application dated 5 September 2012, the applicant was claiming an amount of $7169.13 for compensation for damage caused by the tenant during the tenancy. The tenant vacated the property on 14 August 2012. The parties entered into a residential tenancy agreement on 14 March 2011.
The Tribunal was satisfied that it had jurisdiction in relation to the matter.
Having considered the ingoing report, outgoing report, photographs and the written and oral evidence of the applicant, the Tribunal was satisfied that the following amounts should be allowed.
•Repainting of the walls — $2,750.00
•Rubbish Removal $1,100.00
•Damage to built in door $310.00
•Change of locks $275.00
•Garden weeding $50.00
•Carpet Replacement $1,020.00
•Blind replacement $516.04
•less $1,680.00 from bond
NOTE: If the other party does not comply with the order to pay money, a certified copy of the above money order may be obtained from the Tribunal for the purpose of enforcement action through the Local Court.
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