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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

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(1)Any power to make regulations under this Act—

(a)is exercisable by statutory instrument,

(b)may be exercised so as to make different provision for different cases or descriptions of case or different purposes or areas,

(c)may be exercised so as to make different provision for different kinds or descriptions of occupation contract, unless the power applies only in relation to particular kinds or descriptions of occupation contract, and

(d)includes power to make incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving provision.

(2)Regulations under this Act may make consequential amendments to, and modifications, repeals and revocations of, an enactment other than a provision of this Act.

(3)Regulations to which this subsection applies may not be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the regulations (whether alone or with regulations to which this subsection does not apply) has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the National Assembly for Wales.

(4)Subsection (3) applies to regulations under—

(a)section 9 (power to amend that section),

(b)section 22 (powers in relation to fundamental provisions),

(c)section 56 (power to amend section 55),

(d)section 68 (power to amend sections 66 and 67),

(e)section 217 (power to amend that section),

(f)section 223 (power to amend sections 220 and 222),

(g)section 229 (power to amend sections 225 to 228),

(h)paragraph 17 of Schedule 2 (power to amend that Schedule),

(i)paragraph 17 of Schedule 3 (power to amend that Schedule),

(j)paragraph 3 of Schedule 4 (power to change time limit for giving notice of extension of introductory period),

(k)paragraph 5 of Schedule 5 (power to amend that Schedule),

(l)paragraph 4 of Schedule 7 (power to change time limit for giving notice of extension of probationary period),

(m)paragraph 13 of Schedule 9 (power to amend that Schedule), and

(n)paragraph 33 of Schedule 12 (power to amend that Schedule).

(5)Subsection (3) also applies to any other regulations under this Act which amend, modify or repeal any provision of an Act of Parliament or a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales.

(6)A statutory instrument containing regulations made under a provision of this Act to which subsection (3) does not apply is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

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