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    Quote Originally Posted by happy wanderer View Post
    The agent has advised us that I am liable if the owner hurts himself and as such he has been refused entry on this occasion. He has been advised to bring out an electrician.

    We have been further advised that any electrical fault must be serviced by a licensed electrician. (We are in Qld). So I'm glad I checked.
    It is illegal for anyone who is not a licenced electrician to carry out electrical work yes, but you are not liable for anything the owner does on their own house while there. If the owner just wants to look, I don't see what the problem is, but anything they *do* is definitely not on your back as you're not the owner.

    the agent is confused, or there is a communication error between you.

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  3. #22
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    We will be following this up in writing.
    Agents do tend to get ahead of themselves.

    Thanks for all of your input. Very helpful. xx


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