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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

Section 54 – Application of key terms

116.The key terms used in this Part of the Bill include “homeless”, “threatened with homelessness”, “accommodation available for occupation”, and whether it is “reasonable to continue to occupy accommodation” which are explained in sections 55 to 57 respectively. Section 58 explains the meaning of “abuse” and “domestic abuse”. Section 59 explains “suitability of accommodation”.

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