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I am filling a form for staying on-campus on my university. I am trying to figure out what the word representative means in this context.

Referring to item 4. http://www.rta.qld.gov.au/zone_files/rooming_accommodation/r18.pdf

Dictionary: "Representative - a person or thing that represents another or others."

What can I actually fill in here? I actually wrote myself, because no one is representing me.

Did I get the wrong idea?

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closed as too localized by RegDwigнt Aug 13 '12 at 22:02

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Presumably you refer to representative in item 4.1, "Resident’s Representative for Notices (see clause 29)". In clause 29, on page 6, we find:

(9) In this clause – representative means a person acting for the resident under section 525(1)(c).

If you have a permanent address where "notices" -- whatever they might be -- should be sent, then you can designate a person at that address as an agent to receive notices at that address, on your behalf.

Comment-- Given all the legalistic language the document is stuffed with, you probably should telephone or email the university's housing department and discuss the form with them.

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+1 for the comment – yoozer8 Nov 13 '11 at 4:24

Unless there is someone else who can receive notices for you, you are your own representative.

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