8. Conclusion

  1. 8.1 This consultation paper sets out the law and practice in Victoria in relation to photographs and videos of tenants’ possessions that are used to advertise properties for sale or lease. It also reviews the corresponding legislation of Australia’s other states and territories.
  2. 8.2 The Commission welcomes submissions from all areas of the community, in particular from tenants, landlords, agents and their advocates, as well as anyone with specialist knowledge of residential tenancy law.
  3. 8.3 You can provide input into the Commission’s review of the law governing the taking and use of photographs and videos that contain tenants’ possessions for advertising purposes by responding to the questions throughout the paper. These questions are also listed on page 48. Information on how to provide the Commission with a submission is on page v. To allow the Commission time to consider your views before deciding on final recommendations, submissions are due by 11 August 2014.
  4. 8.4 Your responses to these questions will assist the Commission to determine whether changes are needed to improve the operation of this area of law.

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