82. Prohibition of certain practices by agents.

Any person who:

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    (1)     demands or accepts payment of any sum of money in consideration of:

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      (a)     registering, or undertaking to register, the name or requirements of any person seeking a tenancy of a house1; or

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      (b)     supplying, or undertaking to supply, to any person addresses or other particulars of houses to let; or

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    (2)     issues any advertisement, list or other document describing any house as being to let without the authority of the owner2 of the house or his agent,

is guilty of an offence3. An agent may, however, lawfully demand payment for finding a suitable house for his