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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

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19Licence application requirements

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(1)An application for a licence must—

(a)be made in such form as is required by the licensing authority,

(b)provide such information as is prescribed,

(c)provide such other information as the authority requires, and

(d)be accompanied by the prescribed fee.

(2)Before granting a licence a licensing authority must be satisfied—

(a)that the applicant is a fit and proper person to be licensed (see section 20);

(b)that requirements in relation to training specified in or under regulations made by the Welsh Ministers are met or will be met (as the case may be).

(3)Regulations made under subsection (2)(b) may (among other things)—

(a)authorise a licensing authority to specify requirements in relation to training in respect of—

(i)the statutory obligations of a landlord and a tenant;

(ii)the contractual relationship between a landlord and a tenant;

(iii)the role of an agent who carries out lettings work or property management work;

(iv)best practice in letting and managing dwellings subject to, or marketed or offered for let under, a domestic tenancy;

(b)make provision for and in connection with requiring training—

(i)to be carried out by persons authorised to do so by the licensing authority or the Welsh Ministers;

(ii)to be delivered through training courses approved by the licensing authority or the Welsh Ministers;

this includes the power to make provision for charging fees for authorisation or approval.

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