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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

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  • “common parts” (“rhannau cyffredin”), in relation to a dwelling subject to an occupation contract, means—

    (a)

    any part of a building comprising that dwelling, and

    (b)

    any other premises (including any other dwelling),

    which the contract-holder is entitled under the terms of the contract to use in common with others;

  • “contract of employment” (“contract cyflogaeth”) means a contract of service or apprenticeship, whether express or implied and (if it is express) whether oral or in writing;

  • “Convention rights” (“hawliau Confensiwn”) has the same meaning as in the Human Rights Act 1998 (c. 42);

  • “enactment” (“deddfiad”) means an enactment (whenever enacted or made, unless the contrary intention appears) comprised in, or in an instrument made under—

    (a)

    an Act of Parliament, or

    (b)

    a Measure or an Act of the National Assembly for Wales (including this Act);

  • “fixed term contract” (“contract cyfnod penodol”) means an occupation contract that is not a periodic contract;

  • “housing association” (“cymdeithas dai”) has the same meaning as in the Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69) (see section 1 of that Act);

  • “housing trust” (“ymddiriedolaeth dai”) has the same meaning as in that Act (see section 2 of that Act);

  • “prescribed” (“rhagnodedig”) means prescribed by regulations made by the Welsh Ministers;

  • “registered charity” (“elusen gofrestredig”) means a charity registered under the Charities Act 2011 (c. 25);

  • “rent” (“rhent”) includes a sum payable under a licence;

  • “rental period” (“cyfnod rhentu”) means a period in respect of which a payment of rent falls to be made.

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