emergency repairs

Meaning of Emergency Repairs (RTA Act Section 123A)

Emergency repairs are works needed to repair any of the following –

  • a burst water service;
  • a blocked or broken lavatory system;
  • a serious roof leak;
  • a gas leak;
  • a dangerous electrical fault;
  • flooding or serious flood damage;
  • serious storm, fire or impact damage;
  • a failure or breakdown of the gas, electricity or water supply to premises;
  • a failure or breakdown of an essential service or appliance on premises for hot water, cooking or heating;
  • a fault or damage that makes premises unsafe or insecure;
  • a fault or damage likely to injure a person, damage property or unduly inconvenience a resident of premises;
  • a serious fault in a staircase, lift or other common area of premises that unduly inconveniences a resident in gaining access to, or using the premises.