Estate Agents (Determination of Commission Disputes) Regulation
E.R. 1 of 2013
Reference of dispute for determination
(1) A licensed estate agent and his client may refer a dispute between themselves to the Authority for determination under section 49 of the Ordinance by-
(a) sending a letter signed by them to the Authority, which shall include-
(i) the names and addresses of the parties;
(ii) a statement that the parties agree to, and do by the letter, refer the dispute to the Authority for determination under section 49 of the Ordinance;
(iii) a reference to the estate agency agreement or other agreement out of or in relation to which the dispute arises; and
(iv) a brief summary of the claimant's claim and an indication of the amount of money involved; and
(b) each party paying to the Authority a filing fee of $500.
(2) Determination proceedings shall be deemed to have commenced on the date when the letter and the filing fees referred to in subsection (1) are received by the Authority.
(3) Where any party is a body corporate or a partnership, any letter sent under this section shall be completed and signed on its behalf by one of its directors or partners, as the case may be.
(4) No filing fee paid shall be refundable except as provided for in section 25(2).