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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

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3(1)This paragraph applies if—

(a)this Schedule applies because of section 210 and either—

(i)no certificate of the kind mentioned in paragraph 2(2) is produced to the court, or

(ii)the landlord in relation to the existing dwelling is a local housing authority, or

(b)this Schedule applies because of section 222.

(2)Accommodation is suitable if—

(a)it is to be occupied by the contract-holder under an occupation contract that gives him or her security of occupation reasonably equivalent to that given by the existing contract, and

(b)in the opinion of the court it is reasonably suitable to the needs of the contract-holder and his or her family (which must be determined in accordance with paragraph 4).

(3)If the existing contract relates to a separate dwelling, accommodation is not suitable unless it is a separate dwelling.

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