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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

Section 81 - Local connection

162.Subsection (2) sets outs when a person has a local connection, while subsection (3) clarifies, for the purposes of subsection (2)(a), when residence in an area is not of a person’s own choice. The Welsh Ministers may by order specify where a person is not considered to be employed in an area or the residence is not to be treated as of his or her choice. Subsections (5) and (6) refer to local connection in cases relevant to support for asylum seekers, as set out in the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Acts 1999 and 2002.

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