Under the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995, all cash security bonds must be lodged with the South Australian Small Business Commissioner.
The following forms are to be used for cash security bonds. Please submit forms with signatures of all relevant persons via email@example.com or post to GPO Box 1264, Adelaide SA 5001.
Retail and Commercial Lodgement of Security Bond form
Retail bond payments are to be lodged via direct debit request (DDR).
Retail and Commercial Security Bond Refund form
This form is to apply for the refund. A refund will be provided via EFT payment once all requirements and original signatures are verified.
Direct Debit Request (DDR) form - once-off authority
Individuals lodging a security bond can request to have the full amount of the bond debited from their nominated bank account. This is a once-off request.
Direct Debit Request (DDR) form - ongoing authority
Agents managing a number of properties and lodging multiple bonds can establish a direct debit service agreement with the Office of the South Australian Small Business Commissioner.
Agent's Authority (signatories) form
Used to record authorised signatories for retail and commercial transactions in each real estate office.
Notification of change of lessee form
To accurately administer the security bonds system, the Small Business Commissioner requires that this Office must be notified of a change of lessee for a rental premises. Signatures of previous and new lessees must be present on the form.
Notification of change of lessor/agent form
To accurately administer the security bonds system, the Small Business Commissioner requires that this Office must be notified of a change of lessor or agent for a rental premises. Signatures of previous and new lessor/agent must be present on the form.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or (toll free) 1800 072 722 or 08 8303 2026.