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Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013

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(1)In this Act “regulated site” means any land in Wales on which a mobile home is stationed for the purposes of human habitation (including any land in Wales used in conjunction with that land), other than—

(a)a site which Schedule 1 provides is not to be a regulated site, or

(b)a holiday site.

(2)In this Act “protected site” means land which is—

(a)a regulated site, or

(b)a site that would be a regulated site but for paragraph 11 of Schedule 1.

(3)In subsection (1) “holiday site” means a site in respect of which the relevant planning permission or the site licence for the site under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960—

(a)is expressed to be granted for holiday use only, or

(b)requires that there are times of the year when no mobile home may be stationed on the site for human habitation.

(4)For the purpose of determining whether or not a site is a holiday site, any provision of the relevant planning permission or of the site licence which permits the stationing of a mobile home on the land for human habitation all year round is to be ignored if the mobile home is authorised to be occupied by—

(a)the person who is the owner of the site, or

(b)a person employed by that person but who does not occupy the mobile home under an agreement to which Part 4 applies.

(5)In this Act “local authority Gypsy and Traveller site” means land owned by a local authority for the stationing of mobile homes providing accommodation for Gypsies and Travellers.

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