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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Section 166 – Restrictions on section 165

397.This section sets out restrictions on the exercise of the landlord’s power to seek possession on the ground set out in section 165. The landlord must give the contract-holder a possession notice specifying the ground. The landlord may make a possession claim on or after the day the possession notice is given to the contract-holder, but no later than six months after that day. Furthermore, the possession notice cannot be given more than two months after the date specified in the contract-holder’s notice as being the date on which possession would be given up.

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