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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

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SCHEDULE 1OVERVIEW OF FUNDAMENTAL PROVISIONS INCORPORATED AS TERMS OF OCCUPATION CONTRACTS

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PART 1SECURE CONTRACTS

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FUNDAMENTAL PROVISIONNATURE OF PROVISIONNOTES
Section 31Landlord (“L”) must provide contract-holder (“C-H”) with written statement of occupation contract
Sections 39 and 40L must provide C-H with L’s name and address and other information
Section 41Notices and documents must be in writing
Sections 43 and 45Payment of deposits etc. and requirement that L uses authorised deposit schemeSection 45 must be incorporated without modification.
Section 49C-H may, with L’s consent, add joint C-H
Section 52Rights of joint C-H where another joint C-H dies or otherwise leaves contractMust be incorporated without modification.
Section 54L must not interfere with C-H’s right to occupy the dwelling
Section 55Anti-social behaviour and other prohibited conductMust be incorporated without modification.
Section 57C-H may only deal with the occupation contract in limited ways
Section 88C-H may set off compensation L is liable to pay under section 87 against C-H’s rent
Sections 91 to 93 and 95 to 99L’s obligations to keep the dwelling in good state of repair etc.
Sections 103 to 109When and how contract may be variedSections 103(1)(b) and (2) and 108 must be incorporated without modification. Section 104 applies only to contracts under which rent is payable, and section 105 applies only to contracts under which consideration other than rent is payable.
Section 111Withdrawal of joint C-H
Section 113C-H may have lodgers
Section 114C-H may transfer contract to potential successors
Section 118C-H’s right to transfer to other secure C-HsOnly applies where L is a community landlord.
Sections 148 to 150General provision about termination of contractSections 148 and 149 must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 152 to 155Termination without possession claimSection 155 (death of C-H) must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 157 to 159Termination by L on ground of breach of contractSection 158 (false statement inducing L to make contract) must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 160 and 161 and Part 1 of Schedule 8Termination by L on an estate management ground
Sections 163 to 167Termination by notice given by C-H
Section 206Effect of order for possession
Section 231Termination of contract which has joint C-Hs

PART 2PERIODIC STANDARD CONTRACTS

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FUNDAMENTAL PROVISIONNATURE OF PROVISIONNOTES
Section 31Landlord (“L”) must provide contract-holder (“C-H”) with written statement of occupation contract
Sections 39 and 40L must provide C-H with L’s name and address and other information
Section 41Notices and documents must be in writing
Sections 43 and 45Payment of deposits etc. and requirement that L uses authorised deposit schemeSection 45 must be incorporated without modification.
Section 49C-H may, with L’s consent, add joint C-H
Section 52Rights of joint C-H where another joint C-H dies or otherwise leaves contractMust be incorporated without modification.
Section 54L must not interfere with C-H’s right to occupy the dwelling
Section 55Anti-social behaviour and other prohibited conductMust be incorporated without modification.
Section 57C-H may only deal with the occupation contract in limited ways
Section 88C-H may set off compensation L is liable to pay under section 87 against C-H’s rent
Sections 91 to 93 and 95 to 99L’s obligations to keep dwelling in good state of repair etc.
Sections 122 to 128When and how contract may be variedSections 122(1)(a) and (2) and 127 must be incorporated without modification. Section 123 applies only to contracts under which rent is payable, and section 124 applies only to contracts under which consideration other than rent is payable. Sections 125(1)(b) and 126 are not incorporated into contracts that do not incorporate section 173 (L’s notice).
Section 130Withdrawal of joint C-H
Section 145L’s right to temporarily exclude C-H from supported accommodationApplies only to supported standard contracts (see section 143).
Sections 148 to 150General provision about termination of contractSections 148 and 149 must be incorporated without modification.
Section 151Further provision about notices requiring contract-holder to give up possessionApplies only to introductory standard contracts and prohibited conduct standard contracts.
Sections 152 to 155Termination without possession claimSection 155 (death of C-H) must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 157 to 159Termination by L on ground of breach of contractSection 158 (false statement inducing L to make contract) must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 160 and 161 and Part 1 of Schedule 8Termination by L on an estate management ground
Sections 168 to 172Termination by notice given by C-H
Sections 173 to 180Termination by notice given by LIf section 173 is not incorporated, sections 125(1)(b), 126, 175 and 176 do not apply. Section 175 also does not apply to a contract that is within Schedule 9. If a contract incorporates section 173 and is not within Schedule 9, section 175 must be incorporated without modification. If a contract incorporates section 173, section 176 must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 181 and 182Termination by L on serious rent arrears groundIn section 182, subsection (2) is not applicable to introductory standard contracts and prohibited conduct standard contracts, and subsection (3) is applicable only to such contracts.
Section 183Possession claims where contract has arisen at end of a fixed term standard contractOnly applies to a contract that has arisen at end of a fixed term standard contract (see section 184(2)).
Section 206Effect of order for possession
Section 231Termination of contract which has joint C-Hs
Paragraph 7 of Schedule 4Variation of secure contract addressed in written statement of introductory standard contractOnly applies to introductory standard contracts where the written statement addresses the secure contract that may arise at the end of the introductory period, in accordance with paragraph 6(2) of Schedule 4.

PART 3FIXED TERM STANDARD CONTRACTS

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FUNDAMENTAL PROVISIONNATURE OF PROVISIONNOTES
Section 31Landlord (“L”) must provide contract-holder (“C-H”) with written statement of occupation contract
Sections 39 and 40L must provide C-H with L’s name and address and other information
Section 41Notices and documents must be in writing
Sections 43 and 45Payment of deposits etc. and requirement that L uses authorised deposit schemeSection 45 must be incorporated without modification.
Section 49C-H may, with L’s consent, add joint C-H
Section 52Rights of joint C-H where another joint C-H dies or otherwise leaves contractMust be incorporated without modification.
Section 54L must not interfere with C-H’s right to occupy the dwelling
Section 55Anti-social behaviour and other prohibited conductMust be incorporated without modification.
Section 57C-H may only deal with the occupation contract in limited ways
Section 88C-H may set off compensation L is liable to pay under section 87 against C-H’s rent
Sections 91 to 93 and 95 to 99L’s obligations to keep dwelling in good state of repair etc.Not applicable to fixed term standard contracts made for a term of seven years or more.
Sections 134 to 136When and how contract may be variedSections 134(1)(b) and (2) and 135 must be incorporated without modification. Section 135(2)(k) applies only if contract has a contract-holder’s break clause (see section 189).
Section 145L’s right to temporarily exclude C-H from supported accommodationOnly applies to supported standard contracts (see section 143).
Sections 148 to 150General provision about termination of contractSections 148 and 149 must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 152 to 155Termination without possession claimSection 155 (death of C-H) must be incorporated without modification (but not into fixed term standard contracts that contain the provision mentioned in section 139(1)).
Sections 157 to 159Termination by L on ground of breach of contractSection 158 (false statement inducing L to make contract) must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 160 and 161 and Part 1 of Schedule 8Termination by L on an estate management ground
Section 186Termination by notice given by L in connection with the end of the term of the contractSubsections (2) and (4) of section 186 do not apply to a contract which does not incorporate subsection (1), or a contract that is within Schedule 9. If a contract incorporates subsection (1) and is not within Schedule 9, subsections (2) and (4) must be incorporated without modification.
Sections 187 and 188Termination by L on serious rent arrears ground
Sections 190 to 193Termination by notice given by C-H under contract-holder’s break clauseOnly apply if contract has a contract-holder’s break clause.
Sections 195 to 201Termination by notice given by L under landlord’s break clauseOnly apply if contract has a landlord’s break clause. Section 196 also does not apply to a contract within Schedule 9. If a contract has a landlord’s break clause and is not within Schedule 9, section 196 must be incorporated without modification. If contract has a landlord’s break clause, section 196 (breach of deposit rules) must be incorporated without modification.
Section 206Effect of order for possession
Section 231Termination of contract which has joint C-Hs

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