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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

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13(1)A tenancy or licence within section 7, but which relates to supported accommodation (see section 143), is not an occupation contract if the landlord intends that the accommodation provided under the tenancy or licence is not to be subject to an occupation contract.E+W

(2)But if the tenancy or licence continues after the end of the relevant period, it becomes an occupation contract immediately after the end of that period.

(3)The relevant period is (subject to paragraph 14)—

(a)the period of six months starting with the start date of the tenancy or licence, or

(b)if the relevant period has been extended under paragraph 15, the period starting with the start date of the tenancy or licence and ending with the date specified in the notice of extension.

(4)The occupation date of a tenancy or licence which becomes an occupation contract under sub-paragraph (2) is the day immediately after the last day of the relevant period.

(5)For the purposes of this Part, the start date of a tenancy or licence is the day on which the tenant or licensee is first entitled under the tenancy or licence to occupy the dwelling subject to the tenancy or licence.

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