Legislation and abbreviations

There are several pieces of legislation that are referred to repeatedly in this guide, so for convenience we abbreviate their titles after the first reference in each section. This table gives the titles of these pieces of legislation, and their abbreviations.
Table 1.1. Legislation titles and abbreviations



Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (NSW)

RT Act 2010

Residential Tenancies Regulation 2010 (NSW)

RT Reg 2010

Residential Tenancies Act 1987 (NSW)*

RT Act 1987

Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 (NSW)

PSBA Act 2002

Property, Stock and Business Agents Regulation 2003 (NSW)

PSBA Reg 2003

Boarding Houses Act 2012 (NSW)

BH Act 2012

Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)

CL Act 2002

Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013 (NSW)

NCAT Act 2013

Civil and Administrative Tribunal Regulation 2013 (NSW)

NCAT Reg 2013

Residential (Land Lease) Communities Act 2013 (NSW)

RLLC Act 2013

Residential Parks Act 1998 (NSW)*

RP Act 1998

Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1948 (NSW)

LTA Act 1948

Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW)

SSM Act 2015

Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW)

SSM Act 1996

Retirement Villages Act 1999 (NSW)

RV Act 1999

* Repealed legislation.

Also, in the various tables presented throughout this guide, we use the common legal abbreviations ‘s’ for ‘section’ and ‘cl’ for ‘clause’. Otherwise, we have tried to present legal information in plain English, without abbreviations and jargon.