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Changes to the way landlords charge for water usage

The Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (the Act) has altered the way in which landlords can recover water usage charges from tenants.

There are two aspects to this:
1. issues relating to the premises;
2. and the provision of bills to the tenant and how payment is enforced.
Which premises are covered?
Section 39 of the Act provides that a tenant must pay the water usage charges for the residential premises, but only if:

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