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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

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49Interpretation of this Part and index of defined terms

(1)In this Part—

  • “domestic tenancy” (“tenantiaeth ddomestig”) has the meaning given by section 2;

  • “dwelling” (“annedd”) has the meaning given by section 2;

  • “fully mutual housing association” (“cymdeithas dai cwbl gydfuddiannol”) has the meaning given by section 1(2) of the Housing Association Act 1985;

  • “landlord” (“landlord”) has the meaning given by section 2;

  • “lettings work” (“gwaith gosod”) has the meaning given by section 10;

  • “licensing authority” (“awdurdod trwyddedu”) means a person designated by order under section 3;

  • “periodical payments” (“taliadau cyfnodol”) means payments by way of rent or service charge;

  • “prescribed” (“rhagnodedig”) means prescribed in regulations made by the Welsh Ministers;

  • “property management work” (“gwaith rheoli eiddo”) has the meaning given by section 12;

  • “registered social landlord” (“landlord cymdeithasol cofrestredig”) means a social landlord registered under Part 1 of the Housing Act 1996;

  • “rental property” (“eiddo ar rent”) has the meaning given by section 2.

(2)In this Part, a reference to assignment of an interest to a landlord—

(a)includes any conveyance other than a mortgage or charge, and

(b)if trustees constitute the landlord, does not include a change in the persons who are for the time being the trustees of the trust.

(3)In this Part—

(a)any reference to an application for a licence includes a reference to an application for renewal of a licence, and

(b)any reference to the grant of a licence by a licensing authority includes a reference to renewal of a licence;

and related expressions are to be construed accordingly.

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